It is the duty of the Sheriff to serve, execute and return writs or other legal process issued by a lawful authority. The Sheriff shall prepare and file an annual inventory statement of county personal property in his or her custody. The Sheriff has charge and custody of the jail and its prisoners, except in counties where a County Board of Corrections exists and has duties over the jail. It is the duty of the Sheriff to keep the peace, apprehend criminals and perform other duties as peace officer. The Sheriff may appoint deputies but such deputies may not be the County Treasurer, Clerk, Register of Deeds or Surveyor.SHERIFF
PO Box 142
Center, NE 68724
Emergency: DIAL 911
The Nebraska State Victim Notification Service (VINE) 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, James F. Janecek. See the link below or call the VINE toll-free number for Nebraska VINE which is 1-877-634-8463.