Clay County, Iowa Sheriffs Office
Celebrating 150 years of law enforcement in Clay County!
1859 - 2009

Chris Raveling - Clay County Sheriff
Christopher L. Raveling
Clay County Sheriff
~ 26th Sheriff since 1859 ~

Address of
Sheriff's office:
3115 W 4th St.
PO Box 7957
Spencer, Iowa 51301

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.
Closed Holidays

Phone Number:
(712) 262-3221

FAX Number:
(712) 262-5448

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Sheriff Documents
and Information

Welcome to the Clay County Sheriff's Office
The mission of the Clay County Sheriff's Office is the

"Protection and Service of Our Citizens in a Professional and Compassionate Manner
and the efficient and correct delivery of Law Enforcement services to the community".

The people that make up the Clay County Sheriff's Office are your friends,
neighbors, and relatives - we are a part of your community!
With community support, the Clay County Sheriff's Office will continue preparing for the future
through partnerships, professionalism, performance and pride while
consistently completing our daily goals and objectives.

Our Department Mission Statement fits in well with the Clay County Mission Statement.
Click here to open that document.
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Corrections Officer - Full Time
Click here to open this ad to hire
Click here for information about making deposits into a commissary account

Deposits may be made on the machine in the Sheriff's Office lobby or online
Click here to make a deposit online
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Clay County ATV Ordinance
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New Garnishment Procedures - Effective July 1, 2015
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Click here for Permit to Carry Firearms Class information
Lakes Area Law Enforcement Co-op is now accepting applications.
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Click here for information about Imposter Scams

Click here to submit a tip Click here for information about Text-A-Tip

The IowaVINE is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or Internet to search for information regarding their offender’s custody status and register to receive telephone and e-mail notification when the offender’s custody status changes. This service is brought to you by your local Sheriff Randy Krukow. The VINE toll-free number for IowaVINE is 1-888-742-8463.

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Weekly Website Analytics Report
(Information here was updated on January 16, 2017)

The American Medicine Chest
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Once the free Mobile Patrol app is downloaded, enter "Iowa" for the state, and "Clay" for the county

2016 Staff 

Clay County Jail

Clay County Jail Seal