THE COURTHOUSE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT EACH OFFICE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.

Menu
Sat, Sep 26, 2020
Benton County Iowa

Section Navigation

Sheriff's Office

Effective 7-10-2020  FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED IN THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE BUILDING - IF YOU COME IN WITHOUT ONE YOU WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE AND RETURN WITH A MASK 

Links

Iowa State Sheriff’s and Deputies Association
Victim Information and Notification Everyday 
Iowa Law Enforcement Academy 
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Iowa Missing Person Clearing House
Iowa Sex Offender Registry/notifications 

Sex Offender Registration
Call for Appointment 319-472-2337, option 2.  Registrations will only be conducted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00 PM  to 4:00 PM.  

Current Job Openings - The sheriff's office is not currently advertising for any open positions.
Applications should be submitted to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office at 113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, Iowa in person or by mail.

Vehicle Salvage Inspections
By appointment only.  Call 319-472-2337 to schedule an appointment with Sheriff Tippett at option 4 or Deputy Upah at option 7 and then option 8.  $50.00 fee per vehicle.

Driving records
You can request a printout of your record at the Communications Window.  Fee: $7.50 CASH ONLY.  EXACT CHANGE PLEASE.

Accident Reports

Accident reports are available at CRASHDOCS.ORG from 7-10 business days after the incident.   You will need the date of the accident as well as the agency case number to process the request on CRASHDOCS.org

House checks
To have someone check on your residence when you are out of town or gone for a period of time. Contact dispatch/communications at 319-472-2337, option 1 to set this up.

Fingerprinting
Contact jail staff for an appointment at 319-472-2337, option 2.  Fingerprinting will only be conducted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM.  $25.00 fee for out of county residents. CASH ONLY PLEASE, EXACT CHANGE.

IF these hours do not work for you, ERS INC., 625 1st Avenue SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 does fingerprinting Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM-11:30 AM and 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM.  No Holiday hours.  No appointment necessary.  319-369-6911 or 800-577-7267.

Resources

Work Release Agreement
Employment Application 
Bonding Agencies