Sheriff's Office                      
   General Information

Three main divisions:


  • Patrol Division
  • Criminal Investigation Unit
  • DARE Officer
  • School Liaison Officer
  • CERT (Consolidated Emergency Response Team)
  • Transport Unit
  • K-9 Units
  • Boat & Water Patrol
  • Dive Team
  • Snowmobile Patrol
  • ATV Patrol
  • Civil Process
  • Records
  • Requests for Public information on individuals or for specific reports, can be made in person or in writing, by either faxing or mailing the request to the Sheriff’s Office. The request must have the full name and date of birth of the individual the public information is requested upon. Requests for specific reports will only be given out if there is a final disposition (case is closed) on file.

    Fees for record requests are one of the following:

    $19.50/hr (employee time)

    .25/page (if employee time is less than 1 hour)

    No charge if less than 20 pages

    Local background checks include any contacts and/or arrests of an individual, depending upon the request, by the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office only. A request to run a criminal history must be made with the BCA.

  • Warrants
  • Chaplaincy
  • 2. JAIL

    3. Communications / 9-1-1

    Residence Check

    The Carlton County Sheriff's Office is pleased to offer you the ability to have our deputies to check your home while you are away on vacation or other absences. City residents should check with their local police department to see if the department provides residence checks.

    Call 9-1-1 to setup a residence check for your house.

    Civilian Fingerprinting

    Call Carlton County Jail to make appointment.  218-384-4560
    Must have ID and Fingerprint Card
    Cost is $25 cash.

    MN State Victim Notification Service - (VINE)

    The Minnesota State Victim Notification Service (VINE) is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding their offender's custody status and register to receive telephone and email notification when their offender's custody status changes.  This service is brought to you by your local Sheriff Kelly Lake.  The VINE Toll Free Number for MN VINE is 1-877-664-8463

    VINE Website:

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