Clinton County Sheriff

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday, 8 am to 4 pm
Clinton County Law Center - 241 7th Avenue North - Clinton, Iowa
Telephone: (563) 242-9211 or 1-800-462-6530 Fax: (563) 243-7993


The following information and services are provided through the Sheriff's Office:

Accident & Incident Reports  - Reports for Accidents and Incidents that occur within Clinton County can be obtained at the Sheriff's Office. Incident Reports are $2.00 and Accident Reports are $4.00.

Driving Records  - An application must be completed and a drivers license provided to obtain your driving record.  Driving Records can be obtained for a $8.50 charge.

Vacation Checks - If you are planning on being out of town and wish for the Sheriff's Office to do vacation checks, please contact the Sheriff's Office prior to leaving.  You will need to let personnel know your name, address, date leaving, date of return, emergency contact person, and any other pertinent information.

Finger Printing

  • Our office provides fingerprinting services for employment needs, adoption and purchase of gun suppressors. Fingerprinting services are available during business hours. No appointment necessary.
  • A photo ID is required (your Driver’s License is preferred)
  • If you live within Clinton County, there are no fees. If you live outside of Clinton County, there is a $10.00 charge.
  • Average fingerprinting session takes between 10-15 minutes depending on wait time. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to 4 PM to be printed.
  • If you fill out the cards a head of time, make sure to use black ink.
Sex Offender Registry
  • To find out if an individual is on the sex offender registry, visit the Iowa Sex Offender website www.iowasexoffender.gov. Please note that not all sex offenders are listed on the website. 
  • Sex Offender Registry hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9-11:30 AM and 1:30-3:30 PM.
  • If you are on the sex offender registry and live or work in Clinton County, you must come into the office and speak with the records division to make changes within 5 business days. We will not accept changes via e-mail.