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Jordan Fisher, Sheriffbadge-2
​(701) 567-2530
After hours, please contact ND State Radio (1-800-773-3259) or in an emergency call 9-1-1
Mission Statement:

Our mission is to protect and serve the citizens of Adams County, while providing a dedicated staff who are committed to providing professional law enforcement services to the citizens, businesses, and visitors of Adams County.


Integrity:  We are committed to maintain the highest of ethical standards including honesty and morality.
Trust:  We are committed to maintaining the trust of the public and are always midful that we must keep our commitment to the communities and people we serve.  
Professionalism:  We are committed to the highest level of professional conduct and competence.
Duty:  It is our duty to protect and serve, as well as ensure a safe environment for all residents and visitors of Adams County.  We are committed to performing this duty to the best of our abilities and will never lose sight of our responsibilities.  

604 Adams Avenue
Hettinger, ND 58639

Fax: 701-567-2454

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8am-12pm & 12:30pm-4:30pm MT
​*Closed on Legal Holidays

Employment application fingerprinting is available during normal business hours.
​(Fee Applicable)
Adams County Sheriff's Office works to ensure the timely and professional service of civil process papers while maintaining a courteous approach.  Please call or visit us with any questions you may have.

To better ensure a more efficient service of papers, we require a street address, apartment number, and valid telephone number if known.  Unfortunately, we are unable to serve to a
PO Box.  

Our Service Fees are as follows:

  • $30 - Summons and Complaint, Civil Subpoena, Small Claims Affidavit, or other general civil process.
  • $50 - Executing any Writ (special execution for property or eviction)
  • $65 - Writ of Execution
The Sheriff's Office is entitled to collect a commission on behalf of the county as follows:
  • $75 for the first $1,000 and 1% for every $1,000 thereafter.
Mileage Costs​

  • $10 - within 5 miles of Hettinger
  • Additional mileage outside of city limits zone