Sheriff's Office

Sheriffs Office

It is the mission of the Linn County Sheriff’s Office to protect the lives and property of the residents of this county by providing the highest quality and most professional law enforcement, correctional, and support services attainable in a cost-effective manner.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is the second largest sheriff’s office in Iowa. We are a full service law enforcement agency that operates seven areas of public service, including the Patrol, Criminal (Detective), Communications, General Services, Finance, Civil, and Correctional Center Divisions.

We are Hiring

If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, consider the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. We are one of the most progressive departments in Iowa and offer excellent wages, benefits, and opportunities for advancement. You need no previous experience and will be paid during the time that you are trained. 

In addition to submitting an application online by Sunday, August 8 at 5:00 PM, all applicants MUST also attend the Linn County Civil Service Commission physical fitness and written exam as indicated below.

REQUIRED CIVIL SERVICE PHYSICAL FITNESS & WRITTEN EXAM

Saturday, August 21, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Xavier High School
6300 42nd Street NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52411
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