Groton Police Department



Police Chief

Stacy Mayou

Assistant Chief

Justin Cleveland


Tom Strickland


Ben Smith


Groton Police Department
209 N Main St
PO Box 587
Groton, SD 57445

Non-Emergency 605-397-8100
Emergency 911

Driver's License Renewal Requirements

When you call 605-397-8100, your call is forwarded to the Brown County Dispatch Center in Aberdeen.
Groton has grown from a two-man to a four-man full time police force. A third officer was added in 1996 and fourth officer added in 2011 thanks to a grant from the COPS FAST program.
Stacy Mayou is a D.A.R.E. certified instructor in the Groton Area School District.

Police Fees

  • Accident Reports: $5

  • Dog Licenses:

    • Licenses are due on the last working day of the year. Fines start January 1st at $1/day/dog (including weekends and holidays) until January 15th. On January 16th an additional $10 penalty is added to equal $25 and a summons can be issued.

      • Neutered or Spayed - $5/yr

      • Not Neutered or Spayed - $10/yr

      • Replacement Tag - $1

  • Dog at Large: $120

  • Dog Impound: $25

  • Boarding Dogs: $10/day plus $10 pickup fee


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