Lyon County Sheriff


The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is administered by the Sheriff, Undersheriff, Jail Supervisor, and Office Manager. Their support staff includes three administrative assistants.

One administrative function performed by the Sheriff is Offender Registration. Convicted offenders are required to report their residence, place of employment, vehicles used, and other information four times a year or whenever they have a change in their information. As often as they move and change jobs they can be in to update their records six or more times a year.

The State of Kansas issues Concealed Carry Permits. The Sheriff has the responsibility of collecting the applications, photographs, fingerprints, and application fees. (Information and the form to complete can be obtained via the Attorney General’s Website at

Lobby Activities

  • Provide Gun Locks to keep children safe when guns are in a residence
  • Vehicle inspections are done by the Kansas Highway Patrol on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Except for observed holidays & when the Sheriff’s Office is closed. No appointments. Vehicle, title, and driver’s license required.
  • Lyon County Burn Permits (Due to COVID-19, these are being issued at the Courthouse currently)
  • Answer basic questions regarding inmates