The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office is primarily responsible for maintaining the Callaway County Jail, serving all civil process and providing law enforcement services for unincorporated Callaway County, including the cities of New Bloomfield and Auxvasse, which consists of 832 square miles and 28,295 residents (2010 census).
To provide the most effective service possible, the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office employees 19 Deputy Sheriff’s Officers, two full time investigators, one process server, one evidence custodian, one prisoner transport deputy, one Investigator dedicated to the MUSTANG Drug Task Force and one Domestic Violence Investigator who assists all law enforcement agencies within Callaway County with domestic violence investigations.
Former Sheriff Crane initiated a set-shift schedule enabling the road deputies of the Callaway County Sheriff’s Office to provide true 24/7 law enforcement protection to the citizens of Callaway County.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office operates a fleet of Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptors, Ford Explorers, Chevrolet Tahoes, and one Ford 15-passenger jail van. Patrol vehicles travel approximately 30,000 miles each year and accumulate in excess of 130,000 miles before being traded.
The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office also employs a team of support personnel who are responsible for, among other things, recording the county’s crime statistics, entering all warrants issued by the Callaway County Court into the Missouri Uniform Law Enforcement System and National Criminal Intelligence Center computer networks, tracking the county’s violent and sexual offenders, providing medical care to the county’s inmates and building and grounds maintenance.