Sheriff's Office

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The Hamlin County Sheriff's Office with a sheriff and five deputies covers 24 hour a day and has an area of 538 square miles with over 6,000 people calling the county home.


The office provides following services to the citizens and visitors of Hamlin County, South Dakota...


  • 24/7 Electronic Alcohol Monitoring

  • Answer Calls of Service 24-hours a Day

  • Civil Papers Service (Summons, Subpoena, Affidavits)

  • Collations of Debt on Distress Warrants or Execution of Judgement

  • Community Law Contracts

  • Concealed Pistol Permits

  • D.A.R.E. at All Three Schools

  • Enforces State and County Laws

  • Fingerprinting for Background or Employement

  • Investigates Crimes and Vehicle Crashes

  • Inmate Transports for Court or Appointments 

  • Safety Talks

  • School Resource Program

  • Security during Court

  • Serves Arrest Warrants

  • Sex Offender Registration and Enforcement

  • Sheriff's Sales

  • Traffic Control during Events/Incidents

  • Traffic Enforcement

  • Transports for Involuntary Mental Health Persons

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- Reports -

Contact Information


Chad Schlotterbeck

PO Box 237

Hayti SD 57241

Business Phone: (605) 783-3232

Emergency: 911

Vehicle Crashes: 911

Fax: (605) 783-1330


Visit Meet Our Officers


1st Floor of Courthouse

Southeast Corner

300 4th Street

Hayti, SD 57241

Hours of Operation

Business Operations

Call for Appointment

Closed on Holidays


Notice: Please call before stopping by to make sure an officer is available.

Calls for Service

Sunday - Saturday


Sheriff Pages

County Offices

Courthouse Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm Central Time

Monday - Friday


Closed Weekends and All Approved Government Holiday

Offices may have different set of operation hours.

Courthouse Information

Please contact the corresponded offices for questions.

300 4th Street

Hayti, South Dakota 57241

Phone: (605) 783-3201 (Auditor)


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