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Sheriff's Office

709 6th Avenue
Washburn North Dakota 58577
PO Box 1108
Washburn North Dakota 58577
(701) 462-8103 (701) 462-3441

The current McLean County Sheriff is Jerrry "J.R." Kerzmann of Garrison. He was elected to office in 2018. 

The Sheriff's Department employs 22  full- and part-time officers and 13 full- and part-time jailer/dispatchers.  

The sheriff is responsible for:

  • Keeping of law and order in the county
  • Serving civil and criminal papers for the court system
  • Operation of the county jail and housing of prisoners
  • Attending district court to carry out orders of the judge
  • Serves as a member of the county E-911 Advisory Board
  • Oversees operation of police contracts with all cities in the county

Click here to see a list of registered sex offenders in McLean County.

Click here to visit the McLean County Sheriff's Department Facebook page.