Perkins County is located in Southwest Nebraska, 18 miles south of Interstate 80 at Ogallala and in addition to being bordered by Deuel, Keith, Lincoln, Hayes and Chase Counties in Nebraska is also bordered by Phillips and Sedgwick Counties in Colorado.
The Perkins County Sheriff's Office is located at the Perkins County Courthouse in Grant and operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year including holidays and weekends. The Perkins County Sheriff's Office is responsible for providing dispatching and law enforcement services for an area covering approximately 883 square miles and a population of about 2,970 persons. In addition to patrolling rural areas of Perkins County and the two State Highways that traverse Perkins County, the Perkins County Sheriff's Office also provides contractual law enforcement services to the City of Grant and Villages of Elsie, Madrid and Venango. There is no jail facility in Perkins County so all prisoners are transported to the Keith County Jail in Ogallala, Nebraska.
The Perkins County Sheriff's Office staff presently consists of the Sheriff, one Chief Deputy Sheriff, one Sergeant, two Deputy Sheriffs, one Administrative Assistant, one Communications Supervisor, three full-time Dispatchers, and one part-time dispatcher. The staff is committed to providing quality dispatching and law enforcement services to all residents of and visitors to Perkins County, Nebraska.
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