The Grant County Sheriff's Office goal is to provide a safe and crime free atmosphere. It is also the goal to protect the public and their property.

Peace Officers of the Grant County Sheriff's Office are sworn to uphold the Federal and State Constitutions and to enforce Federal, State and Local Laws.

The Grant County Sheriff's Office is responsible for answering calls, operating the enhanced 9-1-1 telephone and radio service, Court Security, Prisoner Transport, Civil Process, Investigation, Central Records keeping and Water Safety.


Sheriff Troy C. Langlie of Grant County announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2017. Sheriff Langlie proudly announced that the MSA Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 15- $600 scholarships for this year. These scholarships are due to the coordinated efforts of the 87 Sheriffs of the State of Minnesota.

The Members of MSA gives special recognition to the financial needs of students attending the peace officer skills course, or one of the two or four year law enforcement degree colleges. “The Board of Directors feel peace officers in our democratic society have complex duties to perform” said Sheriff Langlie. MSA recognizes the importance of pre-entry training for people considering law enforcement as their career choice. MSA recognizes some students need outside help in meeting the costs of such training, even though they excel academically.

The Scholarship Committee, in making its selection of awards, intends on achieving representation from all geographical areas of the state. Scholarship awards will be announced by December 30st of the same year. Application forms and a statement of procedures are available at the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. Scholarships are only available to students currently enrolled in one of the following three categories:

1. Mandated POST Skills Program

2. In their second year of a two year law enforcement program.

3. In their third or fourth year of a four year college criminal justice program.

In order to qualify, students must have completed at least one year of the two year program or two years of a four year program. Students meeting these criteria are invited to obtain a scholarship application form from their local sheriff’s office or online at .

Application for Scholoship

Scholarship Policy and Procedure Statement - 2017

Part-time Deputy Sheriff Opening

Grant County, an Equal Opportunity Employer, located in Elbow Lake is currently accepting applications for the positions of a Part-Time Deputy Sheriff. Required qualifications include a high school diploma and Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement degree.  For more information about this opportunity, please visit our website:

An application and job description may be obtained from the Grant County Extension Office, 411 First Street SE, P.O. Box 1099, Elbow Lake, MN 56531-1014, 218-685-8323.  Application packets and submission thereof may be transmitted electronically, upon request. All interested persons must submit a Grant County Application and resume to the Grant County Extension Office.  EOE