Schlotterbeck and the employees at the
Hamlin County Sheriff's Office would like to
welcome you to our department's website.
Hamlin County, South Dakota is
home to about ten lakes to include most of Lake
Poinsett, six communities, three schools and
five major federal and state highway
systems. The Hamlin County Sheriff's
Office covers 538 square miles and serves over
5,900 people with a sheriff, three deputies and
one full-time secretary. The department
investigates crimes, provides civil service,
traffic enforcement, security of the courts,
prisoner transports, answer calls of service and
Since 1873, the Hamlin County Sheriff's
Office has been serving the county and continues
with the help and support of the citizens.
Our department's goal is to work hard to prevent
crime, keep the peace and help keep the
communities, the citizens, the visitors and the
highways within the county safe!