Webster County Sheriff's Office

Webster County Law Enforcement Center
702 1st Ave. S
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Press Release from Webster County Sheriff’s Office

Fingerprint Update:

Corrections Division: On April 24th, 2021 we will start up doing applicant fingerprints . 
Applicant prints will be from 2:00 PM-4:00 PM  Saturday and Sunday by appointment only.
Valid ID, Print Cards (do not write on) and $25.00 cash (must be exact amount) 
Juvenile Prints will be from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM on Saturdays by appointment only (Parent or Guardian must accompany juvenile).    You must call the Jail to schedule appointment at 515-573-1462.

Weapon permits: Come into the office at 702 1st Ave South AND/OR  print the forms off below and follow directions.

Concealed Handgun Licensing: "whether it is a new application for permit to carry, a renewal, or a Permit to Acquire at their residence and fill them out. It must be mailed in to the Sheriff’s Office at 702 1st Ave South, Fort Dodge Iowa 50501.  Also please include a colored copy of your identification (Driver’s License), which must be your current address, along with a local check or money order.  If applying for the renewal include all of the above along with a copy of your permit.
The prices for each is as follows, Renewal $25. Or new $50.  You may also go to Iowa Department of Public Safety and print out the forms.

New Carry permit include: Application, Copy of Class Certificate of Training, Color Copy of Drivers License, $50.00 local check or money order
Renewal of Carry Permit: Application, Colored copy of Drivers license, Colored copy of Permit, and 
$25.00 local check or money order.
Acquire Permit-Application, Colored copy of Drivers License, and $25.00 local check or money order


http://www.dps.state.ia.us/asd/weapons/WP3.pdf ACQUIRE

When applying for a carry permit you can purchase with that permit also, so you do not need to fill out both forms .


The dedicated men and women of the Webster County Sheriff’s Office serve all of Webster County with 24/7 community-based law enforcement and correctional services. Our sworn and civilian staff work diligently to leverage available resources and partnerships to enhance our ability to provide top quality service, build and strengthen relationships with all of our citizens, and to most effectively address crime and social issues. Our commitment to community betterment, for the good of all, is a top priority for the Webster County Sheriff’s Office.
Luke M. Fleener
Webster County Sheriff

The Webster County Sheriff's Office is staffed by 19 sworn Deputies, 3 Civil Clerks, 1 Civil Process Server, 24 Correctional Officers & Reserve Unit.

Services Provided
Respond to calls from citizens Traffic enforcement
Patrol approximately 720 sq. miles Accident investigations
Contract law enforcement for 5 communities Criminal investigations
Assist other local agencies Narcotics investigations
Assist state and federal agencies Serve arrest warrants
Security and traffic control at special events Execute search warrants
Staff and maintain 56 bed jail facility Garnishments
SERT-Special Emergency Response Team Weapon Permits
Involved in Crime Stoppers Evictions
Sheriff sales Condemnations