§ 57.010 Election — qualifications — certificate of election — sheriff to hold valid …
§ 57.015 Definitions
§ 57.020 Bond
§ 57.030 Reelected, new bond
§ 57.040 Failure to give bond, effect
§ 57.050 Approval of bond
§ 57.060 Bond valid until disapproved
§ 57.070 Certificate, bond and oath to be recorded
§ 57.080 Vacancy in office, how filled — private person may execute process, when.
§ 57.090 To attend courts — when.
§ 57.095 Service of process, immunity from liability for sheriffs and law ..
§ 57.100 Duties generally — concealed carry permits, duties.
§ 57.101 Ordinances, city, town and villages, enforcement, requirements
§ 57.102 To report on jail and prisoners (second class counties)
§ 57.104 Sheriff, all noncharter counties, employment of attorney
§ 57.109 May contract for services on federal water resources lands, limitation
§ 57.110 Duties as conservators of the peace — return of recognizance.
§ 57.111 May act in adjoining county, when — deemed employee of sending county for …
§ 57.113 Duty to patrol certain highways (certain first and certain second class ..
§ 57.115 Sheriff may patrol roads and highways (third and fourth class counties)
§ 57.117 Deputy sheriff to be resident of state — or adjoining state — exception, …
§ 57.119 Deputy sheriffs, temporary appointment
§ 57.125 Investigation of personnel for circuit court — jurors (certain first class …
§ 57.140 Moneys collected on executions, to whom paid
§ 57.150 At expiration of term, to turn over funds to successor
§ 57.160 Failure to turn over — guilty of misdemeanor and subject to civil action on …
§ 57.170 Summary proceedings against sureties
§ 57.180 Settlements of courts with sheriffs and marshals
§ 57.190 Penalty if sheriff or marshal fails to settle
§ 57.201 Deputies, appointment, compensation — serve at pleasure of sheriff (certain …
§ 57.220 Appointment of deputies, provisions of law to apply (second class counties)
§ 57.230 Salaries of deputies from county treasury
§ 57.240 Employment of other persons
§ 57.250 Appointment of deputies — compensation — duty of circuit judges — presiding …
§ 57.251 Sheriff to appoint deputies and assistants — compensation — provisions of …
§ 57.260 Duties — penalty for neglect (Marion County).
§ 57.270 Powers of deputies
§ 57.275 Dismissal of deputies, procedure
§ 57.278 Deputy sheriff salary supplementation fund created, use of moneys
§ 57.280 Sheriff to receive charge, civil cases — service of process, fee.
§ 57.281 Fingerprint background checks, sheriffs in counties of the third ..
§ 57.290 Charges in criminal cases
§ 57.295 Uniform allowance, county may pay
§ 57.317 Compensation of sheriff — training program, attendance required, when
§ 57.349 Sheriffs’ motor vehicles, county commission to provide (second class counties)
§ 57.350 Mileage expenses allowed (second class counties)
§ 57.355 Additional duty, investigation of jurors (second class counties)
§ 57.360 Additional travel expense (second class counties)
§ 57.380 Collection of fees in civil and criminal matters, disposition (second class ..
§ 57.395 Sheriff to investigate identity of prospective jurors (third and fourth ..
§ 57.403 Compensation for reporting to highway patrol (third and fourth class counties)
§ 57.407 Additional duty, report on county jail, recommendations required (third ..
§ 57.408 Sheriff to establish personal property identification system (all ..
§ 57.410 Sheriff to collect fees for county (third and fourth class counties)
§ 57.430 Mileage — maximum amount — computed how — statement to be filed, contents …
§ 57.440 Travel expense to be paid monthly
§ 57.445 Living quarters (second, third and fourth class counties)
§ 57.450 Laws applicable — enforcement of general criminal laws, when.
§ 57.452 St. Louis City, sheriffs exempt from certification requirements
§ 57.460 Bond, by whom approved
§ 57.470 Process of courts in St. Louis City directed to sheriff of St. Louis City ..
§ 57.475 To investigate certain deputies for circuit court
§ 57.490 To make itemized statement of fees
§ 57.500 Bondsmen liable, when
§ 57.510 Office and supplies furnished
§ 57.520 Expense paid out of city treasury
§ 57.530 May appoint deputies and fix compensation, limits
§ 57.540 Attorney — compensation.
§ 57.550 Salary for sheriff and deputies
§ 57.570 Highway patrol authorized — rules.
§ 57.580 Patrol to police highways and protect county employees
§ 57.590 Offices, clerical assistance, equipment, supplies, provided by county — …
§ 57.600 Salaries and expenses paid from county aid road fund
§ 57.949 Definitions
§ 57.952 Sheriffs’ retirement fund — management — source — effect of insufficient …
§ 57.955 Sources of fund — remittances — disbursements.
§ 57.958 Board of directors — powers and duties — election procedure — terms — …
§ 57.961 Membership in system — certain cities and counties may join, how.
§ 57.962 Sheriffs’ retirement system, election to be subject to system by counties ..
§ 57.964 Retirement with normal annuity
§ 57.967 Normal annuity, calculation — medical insurance premiums for retired …
§ 57.968 Annual increase in benefits — how calculated.
§ 57.970 Years of service, calculation
§ 57.973 Credit for prior service
§ 57.976 Retirement, procedure — annuity begins, when.
§ 57.979 Options that may be elected in lieu of normal annuity — surviving spouse to …
§ 57.980 Death benefits
§ 57.982 Disability benefits — effect of return to employment — disability …
§ 57.985 Deferred normal annuity — forfeiture of rights in fund — creditable service …
§ 57.988 Exemptions from taxes of state and political subdivisions, legal process ..
§ 57.991 Effect of benefits on eligibility for benefits in other systems
§ 57.994 First payment of benefits under system available, when — vesting of rights.
§ 57.997 Former sheriff may be employed as special advisor and purchase annuity

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 57 - Sheriffs

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of the statutes, mean the section next preceding or next following that in which the reference is made, unless some other section is expressly designated in the reference. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • General election: means the election required to be held on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of November, biennially. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • hereafter: means the time after the statute containing it takes effect. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • In vacation: includes any adjournment of court for more than one day whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a court, or judge thereof in vacation, or whenever any act is authorized to be done by or any power given to a clerk of any court in vacation. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and "year" means a calendar year unless otherwise expressed, and is equivalent to the words year of our Lord. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Petit jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.