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Meade County Sheriff
Ron Merwin

1400 Main Street
Sturgis, SD 57785-1444
Phone: 605-347-2681
FAX: 605-347-6824
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Meade County Sheriff

Ron Merwin took office as Sheriff in 1991 and has a career in law enforcement spanning over twenty years. Prior to working for the Meade County Sheriff’s Office, he started his career in law enforcement with the Sturgis Police Department. Sheriff Merwin is active in many local, state and national organizations including the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, National Turkey Federation, South Dakota Softball Association, Grace Lutheran Church, Fraternal Order of Police and the National Sheriffs’ Association. As Sheriff, Ron oversees a staff of fifty employees including fifteen sworn deputy sheriffs. He also manages an eighty bed jail and a dispatch center.