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City of Winner
Public Safety

The City of Winner's Public Safety Department is comprised of several different units, including our police department, emergency dispatch, regional jail and fire station. Our police department has a strong team of well-trained officers who are proficient in a wide range of areas, including criminal investigations and emergency response. Our emergency dispatch services are essential for delivering rapid assistance to those in need. Our regional jail provides safe and secure incarceration for convicted criminals. Finally, our fire station has a great team of firefighters who work tirelessly to keep the community safe from fire and other emergency situations.

For Emergencies, Call 911

Public Safety Commissioner


Chief of 


Marc Dvorak

Communications Supervisor

Andrea Ptacek





Jeff Augspurger

Fire Chief

Jason Orel


911 Communications

Winner 9-1-1 PSAP provides 9-1-1 services for 6 counties: Tripp, Gregory, Lyman, Mellette, Bennett and Haakon


Population of these counties from 2009 census: 20,602

Non-emergency number:


Police Department

Mission Statement
The mission of the Winner Police Department is to protect and serve the citizens of Winner.  The Winner Police Department provides pro-active and reactive law enforcement services.  The pro-active approach is done through public visibility and community programs. The reactive approach is responding to emergency and non-emergency calls from the public.

Winner City Jail

The purpose of the jail is to provide a safe and secure environment for those who have been arrested and/or sentenced by the court.

Visiting Hours
Tuesday: Thursday: 7:00pm –8:00pm

Saturdays: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Winner Fire Department

Mission Statement
The Fire Department in Winner is a 100% volunteer organization that is reached by dialing 911 to the Law enforcement center and is dispatched thru a voice pager system. It is the mission of the Winner / Tripp County Rural Fire Department to protect life and property from the adverse effects of fires, emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions through fire suppuration, rescue, disaster preparedness, fire prevention and community education.

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