The Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association promotes the general public welfare through the cooperation of the different Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs in the State of Wisconsin in the performance of their duties.

The Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association is a professionally oriented association. We are dedicated to serving the Offices of Sheriff and its DeputiesJail Officers through planning and organizing various training events and conferences for its members throughout the year.

In addition, WS&DSA provides scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in law enforcement or corrections.

Member Benefits

Winter Training Conference & Technology Show
Offering a mix of association business, networking, and multiple educational sessions, the Winter Training Conference is a cost
and time efficient way to sharpen your skills, expand your knowledge base and broaden your law enforcement network.

  • Dedicated Vendor Time
    • Both conferences present a unique opportunity to spend quality time with the vendors who provide the products and services you need.

The Wisconsin Sheriff & Deputy Magazine
This full color magazine puts the latest thinking and current issues, as well as all you need to know about your Association, in your hands.

Legislative Advocacy
The Association Legislative Committee, Lobbyists and Board take relevant topics and issues in law enforcement directly to state and federal elected representatives to work for laws and regulations that enhance your ability to provide for safe communities. Our legislative committee ensures sheriffs, deputies and jail officers have input on actions that affect us all.

Active members receive a no-cost $3,500 Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefit.

WS&DSA Web Site –
The web site is your source for information about the Association, at your fingertips – 24/7. WS&DSA’s web site is continuously growing to provide you the information you need when you need it.

To register for membership in the Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association, please select a level below:

Sheriff – $25

Duly elected and active Sheriffs in the state of Wisconsin.

Deputy Sheriff/ Jail Officer – $15

Current, full-time Deputies and Jail Officers in the state of Wisconsin.

Retired – $10

Retired Sheriffs, Deputies and Jail Officers in the state of Wisconsin.

Associate – $25

Deputy Sheriffs or Special Deputy Sheriffs who are not employed full time, but whose principal occupation is other than some phase of law enforcement work. An active member of the Association shall approve their membership application.

Honorary – $20

Members who support the Wisconsin Sheriffs & Deputy Sheriffs Association and concerned citizens of Wisconsin.

Business – $50

This membership category is available to for-profit companies that provide services and/or products for law enforcement.