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.


Crisis Text Line is Minnesota’s new text-based suicide prevention and mental health crisis service. Text MN to 741741 to be connected with a trained counselor who will help you and connect you to local resources. Crisis Text Line is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in all parts of the state.

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