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The City is partnering with the Box Elder Police Department and Feeding South Dakota to help provide food to locals. People wanting to donate food can either leave non-perishables in the foyer of the police department, or they can call and schedule a pick up. Once you call, you’ll give police a time when they can come make the pickup.  From there, you’ll leave the bags on your front doorstep or porch and the police department will pick it up. The food goes toward the food pantry that Feeding South Dakota has in Box Elder.  If you live in Box Elder and you’re interested in doing curbside donation, you can call 605.923.1404.

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Welcome to the Box Elder Police Department!

The Box Elder Police Department is comprised of 3 divisions: Patrol, Investigations and Administrations. They are led by Chief Jason Dubbs with each individual division. The Patrol Division is led by Sergeant Josh Campbell and Sergeant Nick Fahlberg and they are responsible for all patrol related operations which include 24 hour response to calls for service, traffic enforcement, patrol based investigations, highway safety grant administration, new recruit field training and community policing. They are assisted by one Community Service Officer and twelve patrol Officers.

The Investigative Division is led by Sergeant Duane Peyrot who is responsible for all investigative case work, evidence gathering and processing, school resource officer supervision and investigator field training. He is assisted by two Investigators and one School Resource Officer.  The Administrations Division is led by Assistant Chief Chris Misselt who is responsible for records, training, special projects, and professional standards. Chief Misselt is assisted by our Administrative Specialist, the instructor cadre and the other division leaders.

We provide law enforcement services twenty-four hours a day and can be reached via the Emergency Services Communications Center (Pennington County Dispatch) at all hours. Our administrative office at City Hall is open to assist the public Monday through Friday from 0800-1700 and typically closed between 1100 and Noon for lunch. For non-emergency business such as records requests and home watch requests, please call us at 605-923-1401.

Chris Misselt

Assistant Chief of Police

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(605) 923-1404

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