Services & Fees

  • Courthouse security and transportation of inmates to and from court
  • Service of criminal and civil papers, garnishments, notice to vacates, and Ex Partes
  • Enforce the laws of the State of Missouri and County of Perry
  • Warrant service and transportation of inmates to and from other agencies
  • Conduct criminal investigations, compliance checks, and criminal ruse projects
  • Assist with search and rescue operations
  • Assist with other agencies (Federal, State, and local)
  • Coordinate operations for natural and man-made disasters
  • Provide services for local events (East Perry Fair and County Picnics)

Fees Charged by the Sheriff's Office for Service of Papers

Amount of Fee
Notice to Vacate$35
Civil Summon$35
Civil Subpoena$25

Effective July 1, 2022, there is a minimum mileage charge of $5 for all papers. Any mileage over the $5 minimum will be charge at the rate of $0.625 a mile. When submitting payment, please submit a $35 check and any additional mileage will be billed to you. Please enclose a self-addressed stamped enveloped for return papers.

If you have questions about paper service at the Perry County Sheriff's Office. Please feel free to contact Patti Taylor at (573) 547-4576 or you can email at Perry County Sheriff's Office.