Location and Office Hours

Law Enforcement Center
555 Overlook Dr.

PO Box 9
Ellsworth, WI 54011

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm
(Closed Holidays)

Dispatch Walkup Window
Open 24/7

Phone: 715.273.5051
Tip Line : 715-273-3757
Administration Fax:
Investigation Fax:
Jail Fax: 715-273-6856

Staff Contacts

Nancy Hove

Chief Deputy
Jason Matthys

Steve Albarado
Herman Kreig
Wade Strain


Juvenile Officer/ Investigator
Tom Bauer

Doug Ducklow
Marty Shepler
Collin Gilles
Pete Koch

Patrol Sergeant
Chad Koranda
Andy Thoms

Jailer Sergeant
Tonette May
Jeremy Lewis
Ali Verges
Zach Thurber

Recreation Safety Patrol
Jeremy Brookshaw

DARE Officer
Chad Koranda




Law Enforcement


Civil Process Service

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department facilitates the service of legal documents and other papers on residents of Pierce County.

What is required for service / return:

q       A cover page with complete instructions of service, indicating whether we’re to serve the Original or the copy; last date to be served; and best time to serve papers.  Any address that has only a P.O. Box will be returned for a complete address.

q       Two complete sets of papers for each person to be served, and 1 copy of the first page.

q       Original and 4 copies of sheriff sales, original is returned with Sheriff’s signature.

Please be sure to include a manila-type self-addressed, stamped envelope.


Pre-Pay Fees:  New rates effective March 1, 2012

$75.00 per set of documents served, (includes 3 attempts plus mileage)

$25.00 per attempt beyond the 3 included attempts

$150.00 for posting of a Sheriff's Sale, no charge for the sale

$150.00 for each re-posting of a Sheriff's Sale, no charge for the sale

$100.00 minimum for Evictions, Standbys, etc. additional time accrued over 2 hours will be charged at $50.00/hr

Mail documents to:

Pierce County Sheriff’s Department
Bruce Von Haden – Civil Process                         
P. O. Box 9
Ellsworth, WI   54011

 For more information you can call 715-273-6812.  Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.