Sheriff 

415 S Jefferson Street
Wadena, MN 56482

218-631-7600

218-631-7699

Link: Sheriff's Office Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Carr, Michael D. Sheriff 218-631-7600
Schoon, Joseph Chief Deputy
Ament, Amy Sergeant/Investigations
Savaloja, Bryan Sergeant/Jail Administrator 218-631-7600
Wheeler, Tyler Emergency Management 2186317600
Peterson, Missy Administrative Assistant 218-632-6063
Carpenter, Sara Records Management 218-632-6059

Courtroom Security 

Wadena, MN 56482


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Uselman, Bruce Bailiff/Transports
Grabe, Nick Bailiff/Courtroom Security
Saewert, Landyn Bailiff/Courtroom Security
Warner, Nathan Bailiff/Courtroom Security
White, Aaron Bailiff/Courtroom Security

Civil Process 

415 S Jefferson Street
Wadena, MN 56482

218-632-6059 or 218-631-7600

218-632-6057

Link: Civil Process/Records Office Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Carpenter, Sara Civil Process 218-632-6059

Dispatch 

415 S Jefferson Street
Wadena, MN 56482

Emergency: 911


Link: Communications Center Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Booker, Sarah Dispatcher 218-631-7600
Blair, Sharon Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Haugen, Kelly Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Martin, Dennis Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Nielsen, Shannon Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Penner, Erika Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Waaraniemi, Keith Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Karasch, Jacob Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Huotari, Derek Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Andersen, Dustin Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600

Jail Facility 

415 S Jefferson Street
Wadena, MN 56482

Link: Jail Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Martin, Dennis Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Penner, Erika Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Blair, Sharon Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Nielsen, Shannon Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Haugen, Kelly Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Sweazey, Tim Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Youngbauer, Cole Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Hertzog, Stephanie Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Karasch, Jacob Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600
Andersen, Dustin Jailer/dispatcher 218-631-7600

Patrol Division 

415 S Jefferson Street
Wadena, MN 56482

218-631-7600

218-631-7699

Link: Patrol Division Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Carr, Cory Part-Time Deputy
Frost, Terry Full Time Deputy
Hulse, Jeff Full Time Deputy
Maros, Jake Deputy 2186317600
Mayer, Troy Part-Time Deputy/SWAT
Pearson, Jamie Full-Time Deputy
Penner, Marty Part-Time Deputy
Pettis, Norm Part-Time Deputy and Bailiff
Savaloja, Bryan Sgt/Jail admin/K-9 Deputy
Stroeing, Tim Full Time Deputy/Driving Instructor
Wangsness, Troy Part Time Deputy/SWAT
Wheeler, Tyler FT Deputy/Alcohol and Tobacco Compliance Checks
Pearson, Jamie Full Time Deputy/Task Force Agent