Sheriff's Office

NOTICE:  A criminal charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. 

The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office realizes the importance of providing timely information to the public and press. Accordingly, releases of information will be made as soon as possible regarding major events. Standard or minor incidents will be released as time permits.

Press releases are posted on a weekly basis on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page at  You do not need a Facebook account to view the Sheriff's Office Facebook page.

At the end of each month, press releases are compiled and posted.  To begin, choose a year, then click on the month to view the press releases for the chosen month once they are posted. You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer or device to view any of the press releases.