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Moody County Sheriff
Troy Wellman

108 E. Pipestone Avenue
Flandreau, SD 57028-0108
Phone: 605-997-2423
FAX: 605-997-2815
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Troy Wellman, Sheriff of Moody County, has spent the majority of his life in the community that he serves.  Troy grew up on a dairy farm in western Moody County.  By the 7th Grade Troy knew that he wanted to be a cop.  He finished his high school education at Rutland and then attended the Western Dakota Technical Institutes Law Enforcement program.  He graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement.  After a job in the Juvenile Services Center in Rapid City Troy got a job with the Moody County Sheriff’s office starting in 1997 where he has continued to serve in a Law Enforcement capacity since.  He was elected in 2006 starting his term as Sheriff in 2007 and ran unopposed in his second election. 

Currently he has 3 deputies and 4 dispatchers who are full time employees and 2 part time deputies along with 1 part time dispatcher.