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Sanborn County Sheriff
Tom Fridley

604 W 6th St
Woonsocket, SD 57385
Office Phone: (605) 796-4511
Fax Number: (605) 796-4504
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Total Staff: 3
Total Deputies: 2
Jail: No

Tom Fridley

Sheriff Tom Fridley began his law enforcement career in 1975 after previously serving in the United States Army.  Tom’s law enforcement background included working for the Mitchell Police Department, Hot Springs Police Department, Hanson County Sheriff’s Office, and McCook County Sheriff’s Office.  He also worked for the Sanborn County Sheriff’s Office before finally being elected Sheriff and taking office in January 1991. Sheriff Fridley is active in the community through his membership in the American Legion, First Lutheran Church and the Artesian Cemetery Association as well as the South Dakota Sheriffs’ Association and the Mitchell Police Department Emergency Response Unit.  As Sheriff of Sanborn County, Tom oversees a staff of three, which includes two deputies.  Sheriff Fridley has eight children and thirteen grandchildren.