• Labette County Sheriff's Office
  • Labette County Sheriff's Office
Message From The Sheriff
ROBERT SIMS  ( read  )
Emergency: 911
24 Hours:
Main Phone:
718 5th Street
Oswego, KS 67356
Administrative Office Hours:
M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Labette County, Kansas

The Labette County Sheriff’s Office has been serving the citizens of Labette County for nearly 150 years, with the first Sheriff having been appointed in 1867. In addition to providing primary law enforcement in the unincorporated areas of the county twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, the Sheriff’s Office also provides law enforcement in the cities of Angola, Bartlett, Edna, Labette, Mound Valley, and Valeda. Labette County is mostly rural and consists of approximately 653 square miles with more than 20,000 citizens.

Law enforcement and response to 911 calls is a huge part of what deputies in Labette County are tasked with; however, they have many other roles as well. The Labette County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for keeping the courts safe, the handling of mental hygiene orders and transports, serving all civil process from the court system, and the ongoing management of the county jail.

"The best way to predict the future
is to create it."
– Abraham Lincoln

We hope you enjoy a look into our day-to-day operations and find this website to be insightful and useful. We strongly believe an informed public can work hand in hand with law enforcement to build a safer community. Using this website as a tool, we hope to engage the citizens of our great county to keep them better informed and provide a safer place to live.

The Labette County Sheriff’s Office shall be known as a professional organization responsible for protecting and serving the citizens of Labette County while holding true to its core values of maintaining integrity, honesty, dedication, and professionalism.

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