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The county sheriff assures that all the laws of the state are executed and enforced. He is also responsible for pursuing and apprehending all felons, executing all writs, warrants and other process from any court or magistrate. He may contain or dispose of any dangerous animal.

Sheriff / Emergency Manager

Bison Office

PO Box 234

Bison, SD  57620


605-244-5243  (phone)

605-244-5611  (fax)


Lemmon Office

100 Main Ave

Lemmon, SD  57638 


605-374-5651  (phone)

Sheriff: Kelly Serr

Bison Officers

Deputy Matt Kindsvogel

Deputy Noah Richards

Administrative Deputy: Tammy Buer

Lemmon Officers:

Deputy Bill Johnson

Deputy Greg Karels

Deputy Matt Giesler

Deputy Tim McCartney

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​The Perkins County Sheriff also acts as the Perkins County Emergency Manager.  

The Perkins County Emergency Manager works closely with the federal and state officials. The Emergency Manager plans for and manages disasters. Currently Perkins County is the lead county for Region 2, including Butte, Corson, Dewey, Harding, Lawrence, Meade, Perkins and Ziebach Counties. 

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