Community Programs

  1. Annual Sheriff’s Citizens’ Academy

    This 9-week program is designed to provide residents insight on the inner working of the Scott County Sheriff's Office.

  2. Annual Youth Catfish Derby

    Every summer, local young people join local peace officers and other public safety personnel for a day of fun and fishing on the Minnesota River.

  3. Crime Stoppers

    The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Crime Stoppers of Minnesota to invite citizens to pass on information about crimes and remain anonymous.

  4. Minnesota Sheriff's Association Scholarship

    The members of the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association give special recognition every year to the financial needs of students attending the peace officers skills course or one of the two or four year law enforcement degree colleges.


    The Scott County Safety Communications Group or SAFCOM is a voluntary unit of the Sheriff’s Office – Division of Emergency Management.

  6. Project Lifesaver / SafetyNet

    Project Lifesaver / SafetyNet is a system to rapidly locate vulnerable people that have a tendency to wander off and get lost.

  7. Take It to the Box

    The “Take It to the Box” program promotes the safe use, safe storage, and safe disposal of unneeded medication, prescription medication, illegal drugs, and drug paraphernalia.

  8. Youth Snowmobile Training

    The Scott County Sheriff's Office will again be sponsoring Youth Snowmobile Training in December of each year for kids aged 11 to 15 years old.

  9. National Night Out

    Your neighborhood is invited to participate with many other neighborhoods across the county in celebration of National Night Out.