Scotts Bluff County - Sheriff's Office

Our Mission:

Sheriff Mark L Overman

Sheriff Mark L Overman

To fulfill the law enforcement needs of the people of Scotts Bluff County with the highest degree of fairness, professionalism, and integrity.

Our Vision:
The vision of the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office is to continually establish the benchmarks in the public safety profession by being recognized locally, as leaders in our profession who are unquestionably committed to enhancing the quality of life for and with the citizens of Scotts Bluff County.

Our Philosophy:
As employees of the Scotts Bluff County Sheriff's Office, we believe:

  • We perform the primary mission of this office by identifying, prioritizing, preventing, and solving community problems, through cooperative Law Enforcement with other agencies and support services.
  • We work for and with the citizens of our county in the process of enhancing public safety in Scotts Bluff County.
  • We uphold the belief that deputies and support staff are key components to our collective success! All staff members will provide the support necessary to ensure the success of deputies and support staff in the performance of their assigned duties.
  • We protect the constitutional rights of all people.

Protect your privacy - Social Media Smart Cards - We encourage you to use this information to review your social media accounts to safeguard your privacy. We often see people's privacy compromised by their use of social media, and it can result in losses in the thousands of dollars.

Victim Notification Network - VINE

Sheriff's Office Announces "Text-A-Tip" -

Crime Stoppers - 308 632-7867

Handgun Purchase Certificate Procedures

Online Firearm Purchase Permits

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Contact Information


Administration Building - 2nd Floor
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open through the lunch hour
Closed Weekends and Holidays


308 436-6667 - Main
308 436-4794 - Fax

Mark L Overman, Sheriff

Troy Brown, Chief Deputy

Ray Huffman, Lieutenant (Administration)

Report under age drinking at - 1 866 687-8221 - It's anonymous

Communications Center - 308 436-6666

Crime Stoppers - 308 632-7867

NeLEIN - 308 436-6667 X5897

Contact Administrative Assistant to add any pending Notice of Sheriff's Sale(s)

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Meaning of the Seven Point Star:
According to Herb Caen of the San Francisco Chronicle, the seven point star dates back to 1886 in his city and the seven points stand for the seven seals mentioned in the Book of Revelations. Which are: VIRTUE, DIVINITY, PRUDENCE, FORTITUDE, HONOR, GLORY and PRAISING GOD.
San Francisco Chronicle
Herb Caen
July-August 1970

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