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Iowa State Sheriff’s and Deputies Association
Victim Information and Notification Everyday 
Iowa Law Enforcement Academy 
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Iowa Missing Person Clearing House
Iowa Sex Offender Registry/notifications 

Sex Offender Registration
Call for Appointment 319-472-2337, option 2.  Registrations will only be conducted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 1:00 PM  to 4:00 PM.  

Current Job Openings - The sheriff's office is not currently advertising for any open positions.
Applications should be submitted to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office at 113 East 3rd Street, Vinton, Iowa in person or by mail.

Vehicle Salvage Inspections
By appointment only.  Call 319-472-2337 to schedule an appointment with Sheriff Tippett at option 4 or Deputy Upah at option 7 and then option 8.  $50.00 fee per vehicle.

Driving records
You can request a printout of your record at the Communications Window.  Fee: $7.50 CASH ONLY.  EXACT CHANGE PLEASE.

Accident Reports

Accident reports are available at CRASHDOCS.ORG from 7-10 business days after the incident.   You will need the date of the accident as well as the agency case number to process the request on 

House checks
To have someone check on your residence when you are out of town or gone for a period of time. Contact dispatch/communications at 319-472-2337, option 1 to set this up.

Contact jail staff for an appointment at 319-472-2337, option 2.  Fingerprinting will only be conducted on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM.  $25.00 fee for out of county residents. CASH ONLY PLEASE, EXACT CHANGE.


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Employment Application 
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