Perkins County is located in Southwest Nebraska, 18 miles south of Interstate 80 at Ogallala and in addtion to being bordered by Deuel, Keith, Lincoln, Hayes and Chase Counties in Nebraska is also bordered by Phillips and Sedgwick Counties in Colorado.
The Perkins County Sheriff's Office is located at the Perkins County Courthouse in Grant and operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including holidays and weekends. The Perkins County Sheriff's Office is responsible for providing law enforcement services for an area covering approximately 883 square miles and a population of 2,970 persons. In addition to patrolling rural areas of Perkins County and the two State Highways that traverse Perkins County, the Perkins County Sheriff's Office also provides contractual services to the City of Grant and Villages of Elsie, Madrid, and Venango. There is no longer a communications center or jail faciliiy in Perkins County so communications services are provided by Keith County Communications Center and all prisoners are transported to the Keith County Jail both located in Ogallala, Nebraska.
The Perkins County Sheriff's Office staff presently consists of the Sheriff, one Chief Deputy Sheriff, one Sergeant, four Deputy Sheriffs, and one K-9. The staff is committed to providing quality law enforcement services to all residents of and vistors to Perkins County, Nebraska.
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