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Besaw, Corey L 01_09_2019
 Chief Deputy 
Corey Besaw

 Kiesner, David R. - Captain
Captain David Kiesner
Corrections Division

Dietzen, Jeff J 01_10_2019
Captain Jeff Dietzen
  Law Enforcement Division 


The Sheriff’s Department Administrative staff consists of the Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Corrections Division Captain, Law Enforcement Division Captain and four Lieutenants. The Sheriff and his staff are responsible for the direction and management of the 190 full-time and 25 part-time department employees providing law enforcement services to Outagamie County in a dynamic and ever-changing environment. The administrative staff works closely together in dealing with daily operations and issues that affect the department.

The Sheriff’s Management Assistant provides support to the administrative staff, as well as supervising one part-time and five full-time Records Specialists and two IT Specialists.

The Administrative staff also works with the department’s Accounts Manager to develop and administer the annual budget. Revenues and expenditures are closely monitored to provide the highest quality and level of service in the most proficient manner.

Basic Certification training for Telecommunicators is 40 hours, with an additional 24 hours of training required for certification in Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD). The recruit academy for Correctional Officers is a 120-hour program. The Deputy Sheriff's basic training is a 520-hour program.

The clerical support staff for the Sheriff’s Department consists of five full-time Records Clerks  These employees perform a variety of duties which include:  Process citations and warrants, handle the main phone line and reception duties, perform records checks, submit accident reports to the State of Wisconsin, type and prepare various documents for police incidents, restraining orders and injunctions.

Continuing Education

All divisions are currently trained in CPR, Automated External Defibrillators (AED), and Blood Borne Pathogens. Officers and employees in all divisions attended in-service training in their respective areas of responsibilities as well as specialized training.

Please see our Annual Report link on the Home Page for detailed information and statistics for Administration, Communications, Corrections and Law Enforcement.