Clay County, Iowa Sheriff enforce state, county and city ordinances within the county.

Clay Sheriff Office Staff 2015

  Clay County, Iowa - Sheriff

The County Sheriff is the principal Peace Office of the County and:

  • Summons grand jurors and trial jurors

  • May call any person to his aid, and when necessary summons the power of the county

  • Serves subpoenas and other notices and levies on property when a judgment has been secured

  • Executes and returns all writs and other legal processes issued by lawful authority

  • Custodian of the county jail, and responsible for all prisoners committed to him until discharged by law

  • On commitment from Clerk of District Court convey convicts to the penitentiary and patient to mental health facilities

  • Required to make special investigations into alleged law violations when directed by the County Attorney

  • In Unincorporated areas of the County the Sheriff is responsible for law enforcement and provides for law enforcement services for towns that contract with the office

  • Issues all gun permits and is in charge of the County drug task force

The Sheriff's Department maintains their own website; click on the following link to visit their website:

Clay County Sheriff's Office

Randy W. Krukow, Clay County Sheriff
Address of
Sheriff's office:
3121 W 4th St.
PO Box 7957
Spencer, Iowa 51301

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M - 4:30 P.M.

Phone Number:
(712) 262-3221

FAX Number:
(712) 262-5448

Office holder name:
Randy W. Krukow
Term, four years, bond $10,000
Term Expires 12/31/2016

Sheriff's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Sheriff's office

Sheriff's Links:

Iowa Sex Offender Registry


Other Related Links:
Iowa Courts Online

National Sex Offender Registry


2014 Clay County Sheriffs Office Staf

Clay County Jail

Clay County Jail Seal