Courthouse Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

LEC Office Hours

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri
10:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Sat & Sun
Dispatch open 24 hours a day

Courthouse Phone


LEC Phone


Courthouse Address

1601 Broadway
PO Box 305
Dakota City, NE 68731

LEC Address

701 W. 29th Street
South Sioux City, NE 68776


Dakota County Inmate Roster

Crime Stoppers

Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Nebraska State Patrol

Nebraska Sex Offender Registry Search

US Department of Homeland Security

Chris Kleinberg


The functions at the Dakota County Courthouse location are as follows:

  • Jail
  • House Arrest
  • Paper Service
  • Warrants
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Court System

The functions at the Law Enforcement Center location are as follows:

  • Emergency 911
  • Dispatch
  • Gun Permits
  • Deputies' Offices
  • Records
  • K-9 Patrol

The Dakota County Sheriff's Department furnishes the following programs to the public:

  • Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) in all the schools in the County
  • G.R.E.A.T. offered this year (1997) in the South Sioux City Schools with hopes of expanding to the other schools.
  • K-9 programs for all organizations requesting it.

Community Service help on all public functions such as:

  • McGruff
  • Fingerprint clinics
  • Bicycle safety
  • Assistance in starting neighborhood watch programs
  • Halloween safety seminars
  • Conflict resolution seminars