Help Wanted: 911 Dispatcher

The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is looking to hire a full time 911 Communications Dispatcher. This is a night position and must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Applicants must have above average communications skills and have the ability to multi-task and all applicants are subject to a background investigation. The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office offers excellent pay and benefits.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by October 9 at 4:30 PM by mail to: Dickinson County Sheriffs Office, Attn: Jarrod Fischer, PO Box 214, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360. You may drop the resume off at the Sheriff's Office or e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For questions, please call Jarrod Fischer at 712-336-2525. The Dickinson County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Motorcycle accident 6-2-13

DCSO investigated a single vehicle motorcycle accident that occured at approximately 4:14PM on June 2, 2013 in the 1500 mile of 130 Ave (M-27).



Jimmy Foster (32) of Marathon Iowa was driving a 1996 Suzuki Motorcycle Southbound on M-27 in the curves just south of Hwy 9.  He lost control of the bike and left the roadway.  The bike and rider collided with the ditch.  Foster was transported by ambulance with non-incapacitating injuries.  Damage to the bike was estimated at $3000.  Foster was cited for failure to have a valid motorcycle license and failure to maintain control.



DCSO thanks the following for their assistance on scene:

Spirit Lake Ambulance

Lake Park Rescue

Lake Park Fire Department

Lake Park Police

Iowa Highway Patrol

Bob's Auto Body & Tow of Milford

Location & Contact Info

Dickinson County Sheriff's Office

Physical Address
1802 Hill Avenue, Suite 1200
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 214
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

(t) 712-336-2793
(f) 712-336-1946

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Dickinson County E-911

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