Justice Services/Civil Process

The Justice Services Division is a diverse unit responsible for many law enforcement services including:
  • Civil process
  • Courthouse security
  • Prisoner transport
  • Records and data entry
Civil Unit

The Civil Unit is responsible for providing timely service of legal court documents such as:
  • Domestic Abuse Orders for Protection
  • Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Orders for Seizure
  • Mental Health Commitment Orders
If you have questions as to the status of process of service or other general civil questions, please contact us by phone at (763) 323-5009. 
 
Court Security Unit

The Court Security Unit is responsible for maintaining order and security in the courthouse. The supervisosr responsible for this unit are Sergeant Wayne Hunt and Sergeant Matt Woitel, 763-323-5013. 

Prisoner Transport Unit

The Prisoner Transport Unit provides services as directed by court orders, warrants, extraditions, medical appointments, and civil commitments. The unit transports prisoners to court and medical facilities and travels to prisons and jails around the state on warrant pick-ups, writs, etc. The unit is also responsible for extradition of prisoners throughout the United States.

The supervisor responsible for this unit is Sergeant Wayne Hunt, 763-323-5013. 

Records Unit

The Records Unit is responsible for the collection and production of all documents created during the course of criminal investigations. The unit also has responsibility for entering and tracking lost and stolen property through a state and national database known as the CJIS system. Items entered into this system include:
  • vehicles
  • boats
  • guns
  • missing persons
  • runaway juveniles
Request for copies of reports can be made at the Sheriff's Office located at 13301 Hanson Blvd. NW Andover, MN 55304. Our office hours are 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. You may also call 763-323-5134.

This site is intended as a guide to Civil Process for the citizens of Anoka County. The information contained herein is meant to answer the most common questions received by office staff. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HEREIN IS INTENDED ONLY TO BE A GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE PROCEDURES THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOLLOWS. IT IS INFORMATIONAL ONLY AND YOU SHOULD NEVER RELY ON THIS INFORMATION AS LEGAL ADVICE TO YOU. IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF HOW TO PROCEED, YOU SHOULD PROTECT YOURSELF BY CONSULTING A LAWYER ABOUT WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. LAWS IN THIS AREA ARE COMPLICATED AND A LAWYER CAN SUGGEST THE APPROPRIATE COURSE OF LEGAL ACTION TO TAKE IN YOUR CASE. THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE CANNOT GIVE YOU LEGAL ADVICE NOR CAN IT RECOMMEND ANY SPECIFIC LAWYER OR LAW FIRM.

With every process brought to the Sheriff's Office for service, please complete and submit this form.

Contact:

Anoka County Sheriff's Office
13301 Hanson Blvd NW
Andover, MN 55304
Phone: 763-323-5009

Fax: (763) 323-5029
E-mail: RS-civil@co.anoka.mn.us

Justice Services Division
Commander Shelly Orlando
763-323-5011

Lieutenant Ron Bouley
763-323-5028

Sergeant Rick Kreyer
Civil Process
763-323-5012

Sergeant Wayne Hunt
Sergeant Matt Woitel
Court Security Unit
763-323-5119

Sergeant Wayne Hunt
Transport Unit
763-323-5013

  1. Civil Unit Fee Schedule

    View the civil unit fee schedule.

  2. Conciliation Court

    Read answers to the most commonly asked questions about conciliation court.

  3. Dissolution of Marriage

    Learn about divorce and the divorce process.

  4. Domestic Violence / Protection From Abuse Orders

    Learn about domestic abuse and file an order for protection.

  5. Harassment Restraining Orders

  6. Mechanic's Lien Sales

    Learn lien sales information.

  7. Mortgage Foreclosures

    Read about mortgage foreclosures including sales information.

  8. Redemption of Mortgage Foreclosed Property

    Obtain a Certificate of Redemption on a foreclosed mortgage.

  9. Sheriff's Sales / List of Sales

    Learn about sheriff's sales and list of sales.

  10. Subpoena Service

    Find out more about subpoenas.

  11. Summons & Complaint Service

    Research information on summons and complaint papers.

  12. Unlawful Detainer & Evictions

    Discover your rights when being evicted from a rental property.

  13. Writs of Execution

    Learn about writs of execution and wage levies.

  14. Foreclosure Sales List

    View a list of foreclosed properties for sale.

  15. Helpful Links

  16. Foreign Judgment

  17. Civil Process Forms