“To Protect and Serve the Community in a Manner that Preserves the Public Trust.”
In 1857, Anoka County was a frontier county with main settlements in St. Francis, Anoka, and Centerville having a total county population of 2,106 by 1860 with only a Sheriff to provide law enforcement to the entire County. Today, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office consists of not only the Sheriff but also a team of approximately 300 staff and volunteers serving 21 urban and rural cities with a growing population of 351,373.
* If you require emergency assistance, please dial 911. You may also call non-emergency dispatch at 763-427-1212 to report a crime.
If you wish to submit a crime tip online, visit Crime Stoppers of Minnesota. Do not submit crime tips online that require immediate assistance. Situations requiring an immediate response should be reported by calling 911 or 763-427-1212.