Sheriff Department

Administrative Offices are
Open to the Public

Jail Limited Access to Public

The 911 Center will continue to operate as normal. Please reserve calls to the 911 Center for emergencies only. 

James Bindl, Sheriff
181 W. Seminary, Richland Center, WI 53581
Telephone: (608) 647-8906 Administration
Telephone: (608) 647-2106 Dispatch
Fax: (608) 647-2624


  • All persons wanting to come to the Jail will be screened for symptoms before allowing them to enter.
  • All Huber release of inmates is suspended until further notice
  • All jail groups including Bible study, GED programs and meetings are suspended.
  • All calls to the dispatch center will be screened to determine if the given symptoms could be related to COVID-19.  Be prepared to answer these questions when calling 911.
  1. Do you have a temperature > 100.4°
  2. Do you have a Fever or Chills
  3. Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  4. Persistent cough
  5. How old is the patient?
  6. Is anyone else in the residence feeling sick?
  • Has the patient had close contact with a laboratory confirmed COVID-19 patient in past 14 days?

What Has Not Changed

  • Citizen complaints are being answered.
  • Emergencies will still be responded to.
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