Records Department
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The Dodge County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) Records Department serves a jurisdictional population of approximately 21,000 citizens with four full-time Criminal Records Technicians supervised by Captain Ryer Anderson.

Melissa at Records Window

The DCSO Records Department provides diversified public services as well as agency support duties described as follows: Applicant fingerprinting, handgun permits to qualified applicants, maintenance of agency reports/records including court mandated functions, process records releases, process criminal and civil warrant, process criminal offender narcotics/sex/arson registration, order and restock agency supplies and forms, compile statistical monthly reports for the Department of Justice Uniform Crime Reporting.

The Records Department is open for the public between 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Monday through Friday. We occasionally close from 12 P.M. to 1 P.M. We recommend that you telephone for confirmation prior to arriving.)  You can also email this department at DCSO.Records@co.dodge.mn.usPhoto identification must be presented when requesting reports. We recommend you call prior to coming in for any release of records. Cases currently under investigation can not be released. Records releases are made within a reasonable amount of time to authorized individuals in accordance to the law, and may require a fee where applicable.

To provide better service, the following functions are performed on designated dates and times:
 

Fingerprinting – Applicant Cards (by appointment)
Monday - Friday 8:30 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M. (We stop accepting applications at 3:45 P.M.)
Fee $15.00 per card

Criminal Offender Registration: Sex, Arson, Narcotics & Gang
Monday – Friday 8:30 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.
No fee

MN Permit to Carry a Pistol Application
MN Permit to Purchase/Transfer a Firearm Application
Data Release Request Form