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Madison Sheriff

Contact Information

Jason Barnes
Madison County Sheriff

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1012 N John Wayne Drive
PO Box 517 
Winterset, Iowa 50273


(515) 462-3575  


(515) 462-3684

The Sheriff is the principal peace officer of the county; 

Duties include:

  • Summons grand jurors and trial jurors
  • May call any person to his aid, and when necessary summons the power of the county
  • Serves subpoenas and other notices and levies on property when a judgment has been secured
  • Executes and returns all writs and other legal processes issued by lawful authority
  • Custodian of the county jail and is responsible for all prisoners committed to him until discharged by law
  • Transport individuals to locations as directed by court order
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