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Contact Information

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Brad Kunkel

Phone Numbers

Business Phone: (319) 356-6020
Extension 2 for deputy assistance or to report an activity
Extension 3 for Records Division
Extension 4 for Civil Division
Extension 5 for Jail Division
Extension 6 for Investigations
Extension 7 for Administration
Extension 8 for GPS Monitoring
Extension 9 for Reserve Mailbox


Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm 


Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
PO Box 2540
511 S Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52244

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Executes and serve writs and other legal process documents including Sheriff’s Sales, subpoenas, and garnishments.

Civil Division Page


Handles in-depth investigations that may require additional specialized training such as burglary, robbery, sexual assault, fraud, murder, and arson.


The Sheriff oversees a Jail that has the capacity to house 92 inmates. All arrests made in Johnson County come to the Johnson County Jail. This includes arrests made by other agencies in Johnson County.

Jail Division Page

Jail Alternatives Program


The police force for the unincorporated areas of the county. Provide contracted law enforcement and handle all calls for the cities of Lone Tree, Hills, Solon, Shueyville, Swisher, Tiffin and Oxford. Regularly patrols all areas of the county and provide security at special events. The patrol division also includes the K-9 Unit.


Maintains all of the records for individuals that are booked into the jail, officer’s investigative reports, accident reports, Sex Offender Registry and issues permits to acquire and carry handguns.

Records Division Page 

Reserves / Requesting Reserves

Volunteer Deputy Sheriffs assist the Sheriff in many different ways, including patrol, traffic control, security or any other area that is deemed necessary.

Reserves Division Page




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