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A Message from the Sheriff

Dear Community Members,                                         

Welcome to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office Web Page.  I think you will find the information contained in this site to be both informative and interesting.  As your Sheriff, it is my commitment to you that the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office will be responsive to the needs of the community we serve.

Our web site has been designed to be easily accessible and user friendly.  I strongly believe in the philosophies of “Community Orientated Policing” and “Problem Oriented Policing”.   Our goal is to utilize this web site to enhance these philosophies and our services to you, by developing strong working partnerships between the Sheriff’s Office and the members of our community.    

The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office consists of 115 full-time employees and has approximately 100 volunteers.  These law enforcement professionals are highly dedicated to the entire operation of the Sheriff’s Office.  The areas highlighted in this web site reflect their commitment, responsiveness and involvement with the Sheriff’s Office and their community.

In this web site you will be able to access information about our entire organizational structure; Road Patrol Division, Investigations Division, Civil/Bailiff/Transport Division, Four-Seasons Division (water /ATV/snowmobile) crime prevention programs, Detention Center, Communications Center, Office of Emergency Management, Sheriff’s Posse and other volunteers, warrant information, permit to carry applications, along with various links to other areas of interest. 

If any of us can every be of assistance to you or your family, or if while touring our web page you have any questions or comments on any division of the Sheriff’s Office, please feel free to telephone any deputy listed on this site.  If you would like to contact me directly, just telephone 651-267-2620.  In order for us to effectively meet the challenges in today’s world and our growing community, it is important that you provide input on the services we provide.  Your suggestions are of great value to all of us at the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office. 

My Best to You, 

Sheriff Dean V. Albers

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