Sheriffs Office / Dane County

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(608) 284-6800 -- General Information
(608) 255-2345 -- Non-Emergency (City)
(608) 266-4948 -- Non-Emergency (County)
(608) 284-6100 -- Jail
(608) 284-6148-- Traffic Citations
(608) 251-4445 -- Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
(608) 284-6827 -- Records

Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Dane County Sheriff's Office
115 W Doty St
Madison, WI 53703

Provides law enforcement services for Dane County, including lakes.

Functions include: Patrol, Investigations, Jail, Prisoner Conveyances & Extradition, Warrant & Civil Process Service, Court Bailiff & Security, Airport Security, Task Force, and Lake & Snowmobile Patrol. Personnel also have opportunities to serve on specialty teams, such as: Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Tactical Response Team, K-9 Unit, SCUBA Dive Rescue Team, Hostage Negotiations Team, Honor Guard, and the D.A.R.E. Education Unit.

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office is committed to the safety of the community by upholding all constitutional and statutory obligations, providing a visible presence, solving problems through partnerships, emphasizing quality service and providing a safe and secure environment for all.

*Marine and Trail Enforcement unit (MATE), (608) 284-6878, has information regarding 'No Wake Zones' for Dane County Lakes.

*Visits for prisoners in all of the jail facilities are by appointment only. The prisoner is responsible for scheduling the appointment. You will have to wait for the prisoner to contact you to let you know when the appointment has been scheduled.

*For compliments or complaints, contact the general information number, or fill out a compliment/complaint form online.