-Media Relations-
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The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office’s Media Releases come from the Sheriff’s Administration. They prepare news releases, co-ordinate print and broadcast coverage of agency events, and act as the liaisons between DCSO and the local, state and national media at crime scenes and other activities that generate media interest.

Telephone: (507) 635-6200
Fax: (507) 635-6225
(After hours emergencies): (507) 635-6200

Dodge County Sheriff’s Office
22 East 6th Street, Dept. 201
Mantorville, MN 55955

Media Relations On-Call Policy
The Dodge County Sheriff’ strives to be responsive and professional, acting in compliance with the Minnesota Public Records law and in the best interest of the agency, the news media, and the citizens of Dodge County. Routine media inquiries and records requests are handled as expeditiously as possible during normal business hours. After hours and on weekends, the Sheriff is always on-call for emergencies and for significant breaking news events.

After hours, the Sheriff’s Office will generally not have information regarding non-fatal car crashes, routine arrests, crimes not resulting in death or critical injury, or the status of cases being investigated by other agencies with Dodge County's assistance.

Written records, including arrest affidavits and event reports, are not available on the weekend and are never disseminated from the Dispatch Center.