The Dawson County Sheriff's Office welcomes you to our on-line informational resource. We hope you will take a few moments to browse the information we've included on our site, then check back often for the latest updates on area fugitives, unsolved Dawson County crimes, Crime Stoppers Crime-of-the-Week, department programs, special events and much more.Sheriff Gary Reiber

We are located in downtown Lexington, Nebraska. Our building is in the same block as our historic Dawson County Courthouse.

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The mission of the Dawson County Sheriff's Office is to provide and sustain a comprehensive continuum of services for all people living in and visiting Dawson County, Nebraska. These services are available, accessible, inclusive, equitable and culturally sensitive with the overall focus to protect the lives and property of all who reside in or visit the area. Furthermore, we are strongly committed to enforcement of local, state and federal laws; and the defense of the Constitution of the State of Nebraska and the Constitution of the United States of America; will faithfully defend the citizens of the State of Nebraska and of the United States of America against all enemies, foreign and domestic; and we are in alliance with all armed forces and law enforcement in and of the United States of America.



You will also find information about the cities in our county, some history, weather information, local links and more.

We are proud of Dawson County and the folks that live here and we look forward to sharing Dawson County, Nebraska with the world!