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Washington County Sheriff

General Information

Police service for the City of Lake Elmo is provided by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  The Sheriff’s Office responds to non-emergency and emergency calls for services, enforces laws and ordinances, investigates crimes, apprehends criminals and provides proactive and community law enforcement services to the citizens of Lake Elmo.

One of the ways the Sheriff’s Office continues to build public trust is by keeping open lines of communication with those whom it serves. To reach the Sheriff’s Office, please see the contact information listed below.

Emergency Dispatch
Call 9-1-1 for a police, fire or EMS response.

Non-Emergency Dispatch
Call 651-439-9381 to speak to a police officer in a non-emergency situation.

Send questions or other email comments to sheriff@co.washington.mn.us
Email is answered during normal business hours. Please do not send emergency reports or anything needing immediate attention by email.

Washington County Law Enforcement Center
15015 62nd Street North
Stillwater, MN  55082


Red Zone Traffic Initiative 

The City of Lake Elmo and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are working together to address citizens’ traffic concerns.  The traffic enforcement initiative is called “Red Zone.”  This initiate allows the Sheriff’s Office to concentrate on areas where residents have recognized problems such as speeding.  Once an area is identified and chosen, The City of Lake Elmo will send letters to area residents in that area notifying them of the upcoming directed enforcement.

Deputies will then spend extra time towards traffic enforcement in these areas.  Hopefully with this combination of education, visibility and enforcement we can make a positive impact in our city.

The following areas have been identified and will be targeted in the spring/summer of 2012.
• Highlands Trail
• 30th Street North
• Lake Jane Trail
• Jasmine/Julep area
• Hilltop Lane
Please let the City of Lake Elmo know if there is an area of concern in your neighborhood.  Helpful information to include would be where the concern is occurring and the time of day it is occurring.