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 Records Staff supervised by Chief Deputy 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 warrants, 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 and the National Incident Based Reporting System.

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@dodgecountymn.govPhoto identification must be presented when requesting private data.  We recommend you call prior to coming in for any release of data. Cases currently under investigation can not be released.  Records data releases are made within a reasonable amount of time to authorized individuals in accordance to the law, and may require a fee where applicable.

Data Release Request Form

Records Retention | Docsvault | Document Management Software
MN County General Records Retention Schedule

Dodge County Sheriff's Office Inventory of Non-Public Data

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.
Fee $15.00 per card / Fingerprint Card #FD-258

Fingerprint Card-Front Fingerprint Card-Back

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 

BCA-Firearms Instructor Organizations uscca training

MN Permit to Purchase/Transfer a Firearm Application