TO PROTECT AND SERVE.
Sheriff's Department now operates both facilities with a combined bed space of 600 with room to expand to 1400. Squad cars changed from Chevrolet to Ford Crown Victoria's and so did the color from brown to Toreador Red with new custom graphics. Laser speed detectors supplemented radar units, an Honor Guard with a Department Flag was added, the Dive Team was reactivated, Motorcycles were reintroduced after a 40 year absence, MERV was replaced with the SMC -Sheriff's Mobile Command, the only 3rd fully functional Bomb Unit in the State of Wisconsin was activated, Bicycle Patrol was introduced and a Snowmobile Unit started and recruitment brochures were introduced. The Department grew from 103 to 307 personnel with 178 being assigned to corrections.