Jones County Sheriff

Greg A. Graver, Sheriff



 Physical Address:

Jones County Sheriff's Office

500 W. Main St.

Anamosa, IA 52205




Mailing Address:

Jones County Sheriff's Office

P.O Box 167

Anamosa, IA 52205

Phone Number



Fax Number


Civil Department


Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.






Iowa Sex Offender Registry

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Area Substance Abuse Council 

Drowsy Driving Awareness

UofIa Stead Family Children's Hospital Car Seat Safety

    Duties of the Sheriff


The Sheriff is the county's principal peace officer for the unincorporated areas who is elected every four years. The Sheriff’s Office is made up of the following divisions:


                          The Sheriff & Deputies are the police force for residents of the unincorporated areas of the county, and provide contracted law enforcement for the cities of Oxford Junction, Olin, Wyoming, Center Junction, Martelle, Morley, Onslow. The Sheriff's Office handles all routine and emergency calls for these areas, and regularly patrols all areas of the county. They also provide security at special events in the county.


                        The Sheriff oversees a Jail that has the capacity to house 26 inmates. They also maintain all the records for individuals that are booked into the jail.


                        The Sheriff is responsible to execute and serve writs and other legal process documents including Sheriff’s Sales, subpoenas, and garnishments. This division issues permits to acquire and permits to carry.


                                        The Communications Division has responsibility for communications operations for the Sheriff’s Office, as well as 3 law enforcement agencies, 5 ambulance services, and 9 fire departments serving Jones County.

ATV/UTV Ordinance Effective December 6, 2018

 *WEAPON PERMITS 8:00 A.M - 4:00 P.M.*

Weapon Permit Renewal as of July 1, 2017

  • Bring your current permit in within 30 days before expiring or within 30 days after expiring and the fee is $25.00.

  • Outside the 30 days bring in your card and the fee is $50.00.

  • NO documentation is required for individuals who obtained a weapon permit after 1/1/2011.

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