Sheriff Chad 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!