NOTICE - Updated 5/19/2020


The Lyon County offices will be opening on May 21st, 2020 however due to the continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus the Lyon County Government Center and Public Works building will be conducting business by appointment only.


We ask that you wear a face mask when doing business in the Lyon County offices. To schedule an appointment online Click Here. Please call the department if you have any questions. The Booking application works best in: Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari web browsers.



May 20, 2020

On Thursday, May 21st the Lyon County Law Enforcement Center will open to the public, however due to continued health concerns raised by the COVID-19 virus we ask that you wear a facemask when visiting the Law Enforcement Center.

The law enforcement center will continue to be staffed 24 hours a day. Normal law enforcement services and operations will continue to be provided.  Citizens are still to call 911 for an emergency.  All non-emergency calls can still be directed to 507-537-7666 or 507-537-7000.

The Marshall Police Department and Lyon County Sheriff’s Office are encouraging requests for accident reports, public data, and permit applications be directed to Sherri at 507-929-6653, , or sent via the US postal service. 

A listing of department contacts for the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office can be found at and for the Marshall Police Department at

The Jail Administration Office will re-open with limited services.

Money can deposited on inmate accounts at the kiosk in jail administration during normal business hours or by visiting

On-site jail visiting will remain suspended until further notice.  Please contact the Lyon County Jail at 507-929-6622 for further information regarding on-line visitation options.

I continue to apologize for any inconvenience that that this may cause, and we thank you for your understanding.  I feel that these precautions remain necessary to ensure the safety of our law enforcement staff and allow for the continued service to our community.  For more information about COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread of the virus, please visit or

Further updates will be posted to our website and Facebook page (Lyon County MN Sheriff’s Office) as they become available.



Sheriff Eric Wallen

SheriffWallenThe Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing the highest level of law enforcement and public safety services in an efficient and professional manner directly and in collaboration with our public safety and community partners. The Office serves our community with the ultimate goal of making Lyon County a better and safer place for all.

As Sheriff I strive to ensure that we continue to build relationships with stakeholders in our community and preserve the public's trust by ensuring that the office operates in a fiscally responsible manner. Our relationship with our community is the most vital resource we have and it is our goal to work proactively with our citizens to keep Lyon County safe. Please let us know how we can improve in providing service and public safety.

Sheriff Eric Wallen