Calling the Sheriff's Office

Quick Tips for Calling Polk County Sheriff's Office (PCSO)

In an Emergency

Be prepared to describe your location and the location of the emergency. (The address if you are at a residence, know what road you are on and approximate distance from a City or cross road). Very Important! Briefly describe the type of incident you are reporting. Let the dispatcher ask you questions. Be prepared to describe the person and/or vehicle involved in any incident.

Don't Call Dispatch For

  • Current road conditions. Use the Minnesota 511 System or call 511 or 1-511
  • The phone number to the jail (NWRCC). The number is 218-470-8100, Option Number 3