Lac qui Parle is a pretty interesting name for a county. The name is French, and literally means “lake that talks”. The subject of its conversations is not divulged, however. It hopefully is not about crime in the county, which runs about 60 reported incidents each year, few of which were violent. However, over the years, there have been some notable crimes, including a bank robbery in 1933, another in 1996, and a total of six murder prosecutions in the county’s history.
There are not likely any remaining outstanding warrants for the previously mentioned historical crimes, but there are active warrants in Lac qui Parle County which may be subject to an arrest warrant search. The Lac qui Parle County sheriff’s webpage, http://www.lqpco.com/corrections.php, provides some interesting background on county law enforcement history and also a rundown of the law enforcement presence in the county. Aside from the sheriff, there are three other police departments in the county.
Looking for a list of active warrants or for a list of arrest records in Lac qui Parles County may involve not just contacting the sheriff of the county but also the other police departments. However, the county sheriff is the likeliest place to get results on arrests and warrants. The sheriff’s office is at 600 6th Street, Madison, MN 56256. To reach them by telephone, call 320-598-3720. Additionally, the sheriff has an email address: rick.halvorson et lqpco.com.
Moving up the procedural ladder, if law enforcement is unable to answer questions about active warrants in Lac qui Parle County, or if you are delving further into arrest records and criminal backgrounds, another county office may help. The Lac qui Parle County Attorney prosecutes cases for the county, and so may have knowledge of arrest warrants. Additionally, the Lac qui Parle County court administrator may also be of service. The county attorney’s office is at 214 Sixth Avenue, Madison, MN 56256, telephone: 320-598-7578. The court administrator has an office in the Lac qui Parle County courthouse, located at 600 Sixth Street, Suite 11 in Madison. The court administrator’s telephone number is 320-598-3536