Clay County, Iowa Sheriffs Office
Celebrating 150 years of law enforcement in Clay County!
1859 - 2009

Chris Raveling - Clay County Sheriff
Christopher L. Raveling
Clay County Sheriff
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~ 26th Sheriff since 1859 ~

Address of
Sheriff's office:
3115 W 4th St.
PO Box 7957
Spencer, Iowa 51301

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
Closed Holidays

Phone Number:
(712) 262-3221

FAX Number:
(712) 262-5448

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Welcome to the Clay County Sheriff's Office
The mission of the Clay County Sheriff's Office is the

"Protection and Service of Our Citizens in a Professional and Compassionate Manner
and the efficient and correct delivery of Law Enforcement services to the community".

The people that make up the Clay County Sheriff's Office are your friends,
neighbors, and relatives - we are a part of your community!
With community support, the Clay County Sheriff's Office will continue preparing for the future
through partnerships, professionalism, performance and pride while
consistently completing our daily goals and objectives.

Our Department Mission Statement fits in well with the Clay County Mission Statement.
Click here to open that document.
K-9 Unit Paw Logo The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking donations/ financial support, from our citizens and business’, for the future purchase of a Sheriff Canine Dog. We are looking at purchasing a single purpose (Drug Detecting) canine, which we feel is another important tool in the war against drugs. The Clay County Sheriff’s office has been without a Sheriff Canine since the year 2009. Click here for more information and how to donate/support.
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Click here for information about making deposits into a commissary account

Deposits may be made on the machine in the Sheriff's Office lobby or online
Click here to make a deposit online

Click here to submit a tip Click here for information about Text-A-Tip

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(Information here was updated on December 11, 2017)

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Once the free Mobile Patrol app is downloaded, enter "Iowa" for the state, and "Clay" for the county

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