The Emmons County Sheriff's Department compiles an Annual Report every year based on the previous year's activities. 

Gary Sanders,
Sheriff/911 Coordinator

Mark Pearson, Chief Deputy Sheriff

 Chris Vargas, Deputy Sheriff

Shawn Cottingham, Deputy Sheriff
Taylen Mendoza, Deputy Sheriff


Kristy Ryckman, Office Deputy
Emmons County Sheriff
100 4th Street NW

P.O. Box 159
Linton, ND 58552
(701) 254-4411
(701) 254-5311 (Fax) 

Duties Include but not limited to:

  • Enforcing all state civil, criminal, traffic laws,
  • Providing courtroom security
  • Services of any civil process and criminal documents
  • Emergency and non emergency incidents
  • Civil and domestic disputes
  • Criminal and accident investigations
  • Keeping peace

The 911 Coordinator Provides:

  • Addressing for rural and buildings
  • Maintains a 911 database
  • Provides updates to Emergency Medical Services
  • Maintain the 911 road signs

Serving the Communities of:

  • Emmons County
  • Linton
  • Strasburg
  • Hazelton
  • Hague
  • Braddock
  • Westfield, Hull, and Temvik

​​Sheriff's Department

The Emmons County Sheriff's Office performs the following services:

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