Civil Division

Law Enforcement Division - Civil Division

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The Pennington County Sheriff's Office Civil Division is overseen by Captain Chris Hislip and is staffed by one Sergeant, three Administrative Support Staff, four Civil Deputies and a Protection Order Deputy. 


This division is responsible for serving civil documents and executing court orders. Among the most common documents served are Summons and Complaints, Writs of Execution (see below for more information), Distress Warrants, Protection Orders, Notices of Small Claims, and Three-Day Notices to Vacate. We also serve other legal documents received from the courts, attorneys, and private citizens.


For paperwork service, please download the Paperwork Service Information form. See Service Fees for deposits required for service.