2019 Scholarship Winners

The Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s annual scholarship award program which offers financial assistance to full-time students enrolled in Criminal Justice programs at a college or university.  Six $500 scholarships were awarded to the following individuals, who were selected to encourage educational growth and professionalism among police officers and deputy sheriffs in the State of Wisconsin. District 1 Award Recipient: Josephine Carlson, Polk County District 3 Award Recipient: Alexandria Shibilski, Portage County District...

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May 2019 Legislative Update

Greetings all, A quick legislative update: The legislature has been working on the budget and that will remain their top priority, at least for now, until they have something that can get passed. There is not much to update on except for the protective status legislation. Protective Status The bill was introduced in the Senate as Senate Bill 5 by Representative Born and Senator Marklein on January 23, 2019. It was also introduced in the Assembly as Assembly Bill 5 on February 4, 2019. As you may recall, this bill will permit counties to classify county jailers, detention officers, and...

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February 2019 Legislative Update

Greetings all, The 2019-2020 Legislative session at the Capital started January 7, 2019. Our association has set our legislative agenda and we will continue to monitor items as they come up. We continue to have monthly conference calls with our committee and Badger State Sheriff’s Association Legislative Committee, as we have many common interests as it relates to legislation. First off, President Spencer has appointed the Legislative Committee for this session. This includes: Captain Jeff Klatt, Chair, St. Croix County Chief Deputy Jeff Spencer, Sauk County Sergeant R.J. Lurquin, Dane...

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2019 – 2021 Board of Directors

The 2019-21 Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association Board of Directors were elected at the 2019 Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association Winter Training Conference held February 3-6, 2019 at the Radisson Convention Center in Green Bay. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019-2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS President: Jeff Spencer, Sauk County Vice President: Kevin Bygd, Dunn County Secretary: Chip Meister, Sauk County Treasurer: RJ Lurquin, Dane County Past President: Nancy Hove, Pierce County Sergeant At Arms: Christopher Zunker, Sauk County District Director 1: Chad Roberts, Polk...

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2018 Scholarship Winners

The Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s annual scholarship award program which offers financial assistance to full-time students enrolled in Criminal Justice programs at any Wisconsin college or university.  Six $500 scholarships were awarded to the following individuals, who were selected to encourage educational growth and professionalism among police officers and deputy sheriffs in the State of Wisconsin. District 1 Award Recipient: Alex Thomsen, Polk County District 3 Award Recipient: Luke Fourness, Portage County District...

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