St. Clair County Sheriff's Office

Osceola, Missouri


Sheriff Lee Hilty would like to share more information about the Text Caster partnership.

Upon signing up for the service, citizens will be able to get alerts on road closings, weather alerts directly from the National Weather Service, ongoing crime situations, and other emergency notifications. This will allow you to have immediate notifications in the event of a wanted person, a dangerous weather situation, and/or general event notifications

We were able to apprehend a fleeing subject within the first two weeks of having Textcaster available!

Please, help us strengthen our communications with you and sign up.

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Currently Accepting Applications for Detention Officers and Road Deputies. Apply within!

The mission of the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office is to provide the citizens of the county with honest, reliable, competent, and professional officers and staff. The Sheriff’s Office strives to ensure that St. Clair County is a safe place to live, work, raise a family, retire, enjoy leisure time, or simply to travel through. The officers of this agency will do everything in their power to be a positive influence to all they encounter. The employees of this agency are always available to assist with the needs, concerns, and interests of the citizens of St. Clair County. The Sheriff's Office continually searches for new and more effective ways to provide better service, educate the community, enhance safety, heighten moral, and improve the public's perception of Law Enforcement.

St. Clair County was named for Arthur St. Clair, a Revolutionary War General. It was organized in January 29, 1841. The county is 698 square miles. It is a third class county with a population of 9,805 and an assessed valuation of is $106,446,998. The county seat is the City of Osceola. Other cities and villages in the county include Appleton City, Lowry City, Collins, and Roscoe. 

"Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the 'hero' within us is revealed." -Bob Riley 

Emergency Dial:



(417) 646-2522

(24 hours)


(417) 646-5822

(24 Hours)

Administrative Office Hours:

M-F 8:00am - 4:00pm

Office: (417) 646-2565

Fax: (417) 646-2852

Jail: (417) 646-7704

Jail Fax: (417) 646-2736