The first Sheriff of Greene County was appointed in 1833. Including Sheriff Jim Arnott there have been
40 Sheriff's of Greene County.
Seven Deputies have made the ultimate sacrifice with the most recent occurring in September 2018.
The Greene County Sheriff's Office Patrol and Investigations Divisions serve the unincorporated areas of
Greene County while the Corrections, Civil and Court Security Divisions serve the entire population of
Greene County is the 4th largest county in Missouri. Per the 2010 US census, Greene County has a total
population of 275,174 people. 159,498 live within the city limits of Springfield. Unincorporated Greene
County has a population of 84,159 people, over half the population of Springfield. If unincorporated
Greene County were a city, it would be Missouri's 7th largest city.
The Greene County Sheriff's Office has an operating budget of over $43 million. We have 621 employees
and over 200 Citizen Volunteers. We operate a jail with an average daily inmate population of 949.
To submit an anonymous tip, please contact the Greene County Crime Tip Hotline at (417) 829-6230 or Crime Stoppers at (417) 869-8477.
You can also submit a tip online at