The mission of the Grant County Sheriff’s Office is to provide for the safety and protection of lives and property through courteous and professional public service, problem solving, crime prevention, and law enforcement. The Grant County Sheriff's Office provides law enforcement service to Grant County and all of its inhabitants since 1888.
Sheriff James Biddle
James Biddle is the current elected Sheriff for Grant County Kansas. The Sheriff has sole full responsibility for the Office and supervises the entirety of the support staff. This support staff includes Patrol Deputies, Jail Deputies, Emergency Dispatchers, Reserve Deputies, and a jail medications assistant. The Sheriff must complete a minimum of 40 training hours each year to keep his law enforcement certification and serves 4 years per elected term. Sheriff Biddle has spent nearly 30 years (as of 2022) serving in various forms of law enforcement. Sheriff Biddle was first elected as Sheriff in 2020 and was sworn in January 2021. Sheriff Biddle replaced Sheriff Lance Babcock (ret.) after Lance retired from 20 years as Sheriff.