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The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office is Minnesota’s first law enforcement agency, established in 1849 when Minnesota was only a territory.

The Sheriff’s Office:

  • Has over 400 members, including full-time and part-time staff, temporary employees and active volunteers.
  • Has an annual operating budget of approximately $51 million.
  • Provides a wide-ranging variety of law enforcement and public safety services to an urban community of more than 540,000 residents, situated in a metropolitan area of 3.2 million people.
  • Serves as a regional partner, providing services to city, county, state and federal agencies.

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