County Sheriff: Marty Arganbright
The County’s principal peace officer is the Guthrie County Sheriff, who is elected every four years. Currently, the Sheriff is Marty Arganbright. The Sheriff and the Sheriff’s Deputies are the police force for residents of the unincorporated areas of the county.
The Sheriff’s Office handles all routine and emergency calls for these areas, and regularly patrols all areas of the county. The Sheriff’s Office also posts all Sheriff Sales, issues permits to purchase and carry firearms and houses the Guthrie County Jail.
The County Sheriff’s Office is located at 200 North 5th Street, Guthrie Center, Iowa. The office can be contacted via phone (641) 747-2214 and via fax (641) 747-3346. The office is open 24 hours every day.
Jail Visitation hours: Thursdays 2-3:30 pm, unless a holiday.
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