Divisions

Investigations Division

The McKenzie County Sheriff Investigations Division investigates criminal activity that occurs, or has an effect on the areas we serve and its citizens. The majority of cases that are investigated are those that are reported to the agency through the patrol division and referred to investigators for further follow up. 

There are a total of five Investigators along with a Sergeant and Lieutenant who are assigned to conduct investigations.  Two Investigators are assigned to the North West Narcotics Task Force. Two Investigators are assigned to work general investigations and the remaining Investigator works intelligence and general investigations. During the school year while working investigations the School Resource Officer also works in Investigations.  

The Division Investigates:

  • Robberies
  • Suspicious or Unattended Deaths
  • Burglaries
  • Gambling
  • Homicides
  • Distribution and sale of Narcotics
  • Computer Crime
  • Child Pornography
  • White Collar Crime
  • Sexual Assaults

Units within the Investigations Division:






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***Motor Vehicle Accident Update #2*** Hwy 23 is open to all lanes of traffic. We appreciate your patience. We would like to thank Keene Fire and First Responders, McKenzie County Ambulance, North Dakota Highway Patrol, and the two companies for all their assistance tonight!

***Motor Vehicle Accident Update*** 1 vehicle will be cleared from the roadway shortly to open up 1 lane of travel. The second wrecker is coming to the scene to move the second vehicle. We appreciate your patience.

***Motor Vehicle Accident*** Highway 23 is going to be shut down to both lanes of traffic at the intersection of Hwy 23/32nd St Nw. Please find an alternate route at this time for your travels.

*** Travel advisory *** The No Travel Advisory on McKenzie County Roads has been lifted. Citizens should still drive with caution. While wind speeds are less than they were yesterday there are still snow drifts...

***HWY 23 TRAFFIC UPDATE*** Hwy 23 is back open to both lanes of traffic. We appreciate everyone’s patience and allowing the first responders to perform their duties!

***NO TRAVEL ADVISED*** Per the McKenzie County Sheriff’s Office there is no travel advised on all county roads within McKenzie County. Visibility is less than 1/4 mile and with the blowing snow it makes it hard to see the lanes. We will advise when conditions get better.

Highway 23 is shut down to both directions of traffic due to an accident at mile marker 14.5. Unknown when the road will be open again. Roads are deteriorating and visibility is poor. If you must drive please do so with caution.

* PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE * January 14, 2019 Sheriff Announces Shannon Wellen as Chief Deputy McKenzie County Sheriff Matthew Johansen announced today the hire of Shannon Wellen as...

Happy New Years! Please don’t drink and drive! Have fun and be safe! We would like to thank our outgoing Sheriff, Gary Schwartzenberger for his service, and we wish him well in his future endeavors. We...

Please be aware of the shifting weather pattern in the coming hours. Please keep an emergency kit your vehicle to include extra extra blankets and/or snow cloths. If you get stuck, break down...




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