Sheriff Robert Evans took office in January of 2015. He has 20 plus years of law enforcement experience. Sheriff Evans became a certified law enforcement officer in 1994. Prior to being elected sheriff he was the Hot Springs Police Chief from 2007 to 2014. The Fall River County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for providing county law enforcement for 1,749 square miles and 6,839 citizens.
Sheriff Evans has been a member of the Hot Springs Fire Department since 1974. He is also a member of the South Dakota Sheriffs’ Association