Sheriff

Meeker County Sheriff's Office


Sheriff Brian Cruze is the 28th sheriff of Meeker County. The Meeker County Sheriff's Office is comprised of sworn, civilian and volunteer staff who provide law enforcement services to the people of Meeker County. The dedicated staff work in: administration, records, patrol, investigations, communications, detention, boat and water safety, court security, reserves, and posse.

Mission Statement ​


To provide high quality professional services with honor, integrity and courage.  These services shall preserve the peace and safeguard the lives and property of all Meeker County residents through a proactive partnership with the community and our public safety partners.


2015 Squad
Code Red
Code Red is a free community notification system that is being implemented by the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.  The system will be used to notify you of emergency and non emergency events that could impact your safety.  These notifications can go to landlines, cell phones, text messages and email.  Code Red is also available through a mobile app on your smart phone.  Click on the sign up link below to enroll in the Code Red community notification system.
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Public Safety Software System - Request for Proposal

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) hereby requests that vendors submit proposals for a public safety software system. These proposals shall provide all of the material requested, including detailed cost proposals for the necessary hardware, software, and services. A vendor’s failure to follow any of the provided instructions may result in rejection of the vendor’s proposal.

The MCSO is seeking to replace its existing public safety system. The MCSO is looking for a contemporary, completely integrated solution that is one application, with one database, provided by one vendor. In addition, the MCSO would like the public safety software solution vendor to not only provide but to also maintain the software and servers (including OS and DBMS) under the vendor’s standard maintenance and service agreement. All communications regarding this RFP should be directed to: Brian Cruze, Meeker County Sheriff, 326 N Ramsey Ave, Litchfield, MN 55355.

RFP timeline:  November 12, 2018 RFP is released to vendors, November 26, 2018 questions are due from vendors via email, November 30, 2018 answers are due back to vendors via email, December 5, 2018 hardcopy and electronic proposals are due from vendors.

Click on these links for full information:

RFP Information and Instructions                            Technical Requirement Spreadsheet

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Community Notification Meeting:

According to Minnesota Statute 253D.32, the Meeker County Sheriff is releasing information regarding two predatory offenders who are being released from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. Delbert Edward Tucker, DOB: 04/30/1953 and Allen Ray Barth, DOB: 08/13/1954 will be residing at a residence in the 23000 block of 570th Ave, Litchfield Township as of February 23, 2018. Neither of these offenders are wanted by law enforcement at this time and both have served the sentence imposed on them by the court.

A Community Notification Meeting has been scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at the Meeker County Courthouse Community Rooms, 325 N Sibley Ave, Litchfield. Representatives from the Department of Human Services – MN Sex Offender Program, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and the Meeker County Attorney's Office will be available to provide you with useful information on public safety.

Click on these links for fact sheets:

Barth Fact Sheet

Tucker Fact Sheet