This page lists the most frequently asked questions (F.A.Q.) of the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office. The questions and answers have been compiled for your information and use. Some of the answers are general summaries and other issues may apply. Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions or comments you may have.
How to get a burn permit?
Upper Missouri Health District or speak with Emergency Manager Karolin Jappe. See application
When can I get Finger Prints?
As of February 1st, 2019, the cost is $20.00 for 1 or 2 print cards. The Sheriff's Office will accept cash or credit card payments. There is a convenience fee for credit card payments. A photo ID is required.
Fingerprinting is available: Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where can I find the form for hosting a dance/ event?
How can I pay a bond?
When is visitation?
Where can I obtain information on a Protection Order?
How can I get my vehicle from impound?
Contact Patrol Administrative Assistant @ 444-7518
Do I need to report a crash?
NDCC 39-08-09. Immediate notice of accident - Penalty.
1. The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident resulting in injury to or death of any person, or property damage to an apparent extent of at least one thousand dollars, shall immediately give notice of the accident to the local police department if the accident occurs within a municipality, otherwise to the office of the county sheriff or the state highway patrol. Any person who violates this section must be assessed a fine of fifty dollars. The name of the motor vehicle insurance policy carrier and the policy number of the driver, or if the driver is not the owner of the vehicle, then the motor vehicle insurance policy carrier and the policy number of the owner of the vehicle, must be furnished to the law enforcement officer investigating the accident. If the driver does not have the required information concerning insurance to furnish to the investigating law enforcement officer, then within five days of the accident the driver shall supply that information to the driver's license division in the form the division requires.
2. The director may suspend the license or permit to drive and any nonresident operating privileges of any person failing to comply with the duties as provided in sections 39-08-06 through 39-08-09 until those duties have been fulfilled, and the director may extend the suspension not to exceed thirty days.
3. The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident with an undomesticated animal resulting in property damage only to the driver's vehicle is exempt from the notice requirements of this section, regardless of the amount of damage to the driver's vehicle.
How do I obtain a crash report?
For an official copy of a crash report, fill out a Request for Crash Report Information
(PDF) form and mail it to the ND Department of Transportation's Drivers License Division. The mailing address is included on the form. There is a $2 fee for the officer's report, a $5 fee for the officer's opinion, and a $7 fee for both. For more information, please call 701-328-2600.
For more information:
North Dakota Department of Transportation
Drivers License Division
How do I obtain a crime report?
Contact the Records Specialist at 444-7520. Reports can be emailed or mailed via postal service for $2 per page.
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) processes the applications and issues concealed weapon licenses.
Find out if you are ELIGIBLE and how to apply for, or RENEW, a ND concealed weapon license and which states have RECIPROCITY.
Please do not call with inquiries - the BCI is prohibited by law from providing information about the status of a concealed weapon license application to anyone, even the applicant. Instead, please follow the instructions for making a written status inquiry.
You can review North Dakota's Weapons Laws in Title 62.1 of the North Dakota Century Code.
How do I pay a citation?