Sheriff's Office

Physical Address:
1000 5th St N
Carrington North Dakota 58421
Mailing Address:
PO Box 45
Carrington North Dakota 58421

 - (701) 652-2251

 - (701) 652-2173

The Foster County Sheriff is an elected position with a four year term. The current Foster County Sheriff is Justin Johnson

As the Sheriff he performs the following duties:

  • The Foster County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protect the lives, property and rights of all people, to maintain order and to enforce the law.
    The Foster County Sheriff’s Office will strive to accomplish this mission by setting goals and objectives and practicing the core values of the Office.
    It is our mission to improve and maintain the quality of life we enjoy and to ensure that our county is a safe place to live, work and visit.
    We are totally dedicated to this mission, to the County we serve and to accept the responsibility of attaining our goal of achieving excellence within our profession.
    The Foster County Sheriff’s Office’s values are its principles and beliefs, which guide the Office’s members as they pursue the Office’s mission.
  • The underlying premise of the Foster County Sheriff’s Office is that officers shall dedicate themselves to treat people with respect, fairness and compassion.


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