IN GOD WE TRUST
IN GOD WE TRUST
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office wants to congratulate the Potter-Dix Coyotes on their amazing football season. We are proud of the athletes, coaches and fans that all made it a season to remember.
We also want to wish all local schools good luck as the winter athletics start to take place!
*Work hard and work together*
The NACO Board approved NACO staff contracting with Long Tale, Inc. to produce a series of videos describing different offices within the courthouse, to be made available to all Nebraska Counties. Please click on the link below and view the Nebraska County Sheriff video!
The Nebraska Telecheck Program allows hunters to check deer or antelope by telephone at (844) 279-4564 or online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
All deer harvested outside the November firearm season must be checked via Telecheck. Manual check stations will only be available for the November firearm season. Antelope archers, muzzleloaders and late season hunters must use Telecheck.
Deer harvested during the November firearm deer season and Antelope harvested during the October firearm season must be taken to a check station. Names and locations of manual check stations are listed on our interactive check station map and on pages 3 & 4 of the summary deer regulations. Elk must be delivered to a check station before leaving the state and within 48 hours of kill, but no later than 1 p.m. of the day following the close of any portion of the season.
Hunters who have difficulty completing the online registration process may call their local Game and Parks district office or service center between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. during the season: Lincoln, Wildlife Division office, 402-471-9932; Alliance district office, 308-763-2940; Kearney service center, 308-865-5310; Norfolk district office, 402-370-3374; Bassett service center, 402-684-2921; or North Platte district office, 308-535-8025.
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office is welcoming a new member to the team. Sergeant Tony Knappen is no stranger to law enforcement. With ten years of experience, Sgt. Knappen will be a great addition in serving the citizens of Cheyenne County.
Sergeant Knappen is trained in many facets of the law, taking pride in being a Drug Recognition Expert. When Sgt. Knappen isn't in uniform, he enjoys a simple and quiet life.
Welcome aboard Sgt. Knappen! The Sheriff's office and the community are lucky to have you!
Please join us in welcoming Deputy Noah Nelson to the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office. Noah started with the Sheriff's Office in October of 2020 as a Cheyenne County Deputy Jailer and then accepted a position as a Cheyenne County Deputy Sheriff in January of 2021. Noah worked with senior Cheyenne County Deputies in a Field Training Program prior to heading to the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center to complete months of extensive Law Enforcement training. Noah graduated today as part of the 208th Basic Recruit class and is now a certified Law Enforcement Officer. Although today is Noah's first day as a Certified Law Enforcement officer, he has already been involved in numerous critical incidents during his field training and has proven that he will be a valuable member of our team.
Congratulations Deputy Nelson!
Thank you for your willingness to serve and protect the citizens of Cheyenne County!
In April of 2020 the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office gained a new Deputy. With an extensive background of serving communities, Deputy Bobby Martinez brought his experience and skills to the people of Cheyenne County. Deputy Martinez has worked closely with all personnel and has diligently continued to be a great asset to the Sheriff's office.
We are happy to announce that Deputy Martinez will be taking on a new role this coming school year. Deputy Martinez has accepted the role of the School Resource Officer in the surrounding school districts. SRO Martinez will be working together with school Administrators to create a fun and safe atmosphere for the children attending Sidney, Leyton and Potter schools, as well as inspiring the youth to be positive influences for their peers.
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office wishes SRO Martinez and everyone to have a great, fun and safe school year!
The Nebraska State Patrol family is mourning the sudden loss of Trooper Nicholas Goodwin #73. Trooper Goodwin, 37, passed away Thursday in Scottsbluff. He was a 14-year veteran of the Nebraska State Patrol and served in the Carrier Enforcement Division, stationed in Scottsbluff.
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office would like to express our deepest condolences to Trooper Goodwin's family, friends, co-workers, and the Nebraska State Patrol. Rest easy Trooper and thank you for your service.
For more information and resources on Officer suicide, click the link below to go directly to the National Suicide Awareness for Law Enforcement Officers Program.
Welcome to the new Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office Website! The new site has been completely rebuilt, is more user friendly and is mobile device compatible. Although the Cheyenne County Sheriff's website is mobile device compatible, some connected links may not be. For the best functionality of a linked site, open our website on a PC.
We think you will find lots of useful information in each of our sections, as well as convenient direct links to other relevant sites and information. The site is designed to open outside links in a new tab which maintains the Sheriff's Office site in the browser. At the bottom of the page you will see a summary of what is located in each section and you can go to each section by using the menu at the top of each page.
Weather updates are located in the "Roads/Weather" tab. If there are current severe weather concerns in our area you will see a flashing banner at the top of each page. By clicking on this banner you will be routed directly to the Roads and Weather page. If there is no severe weather in the forecast the banner may be used to route you directly to other important information.
With "Social Distancing" still being a important part of the nationwide COVID-19 plan, you will find numerous ways on the site to contact us by E-mail with questions or concerns.
There's lots to see here so take your time and have a look around the site. If you have questions or comments please go to the "contact us" tab and drop us a line.
The Cheyenne County SWAT team consists of members from the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office, the Sidney Police Department, and the Deuel County Sheriff's Office. The SWAT team trains together on a weekly basis to insure that they are prepared for any situation when called upon. Some of the team members got together for this great photo during their training this week.
Thank you to all the SWAT team members for your service to our community!
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office patrols over 1,200 miles of roadway within Cheyenne County including I-80, State Highways, County Roads, and city streets. While serving the rural citizens and the citizens of Sidney, Potter, Brownson, Lorenzo, Sunol, Lodgepole, Gurley, Dalton and the Industrial Park. Road Patrol includes the enforcement of traffic violations, traffic control, responding to calls for service, motorist assists, traffic accidents and investigations, DUI enforcement, criminal and drug interdiction. We continually evaluate traffic trends and crash related data to focus patrol and enforcement efforts in areas we believe can have an impact on the reduction of traffic crashes and fatalities.
Seat belts Save Lives! Buckle up, every trip, every time!
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Crime Stoppers Tab: Have tips about an ongoing Investigation? Fill us in. Information leading to an arrest may qualify you for a reward up to $500.00
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Community News and Events: This page covers community events and news in Cheyenne County. You will also find a variety of community services available and links to the Chamber Community Event Calendar, Cheyenne County Tourism and the Cheyenne County Government websites
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office is committed with courage, honor and integrity to protect the lives, property and rights of all people, to maintain order and to enforce the law. We are responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined to our jail, the security of the courts and the prompt investigation of crimes. It is our mission to maintain, while striving to improve, the quality of life and freedoms we enjoy and to ensure that our county is a safe place to live, work and visit. We shall dedicate ourselves to treat people with respect, fairness and compassion.