An Ashland County Deputy Sheriff is selected and appointed, upon authorization of the Sheriff and his/her management staff to serve at the pleasure of the Sheriff to fulfill his/her inherent duties set by Federal/State Constitution and Federal/State Statutes and County Ordinances. This is accomplished by fulfilling the duties and assignments given and following established policies and procedures.
(a) Performs duties under the supervision of the Sheriff and/or designated ranking staff.
(b) Becomes acclimated to assigned areas, acquiring knowledge to it’s needs and activities.
(c) Expectations of becoming and performing a leadership role as a senior officer to those hired after.
(d) Enforce: County, State and Federal laws.
(e) Investigate complaints: received, dispatched and assigned.
(f) Complaint investigations: initial contact, follow-up, request, assistance, assist and/or referral.
(g) Investigate accidents: render first aid, photograph, citations and complete reports.
• Have at least a two (2) year associate criminal justice degree or a minimum of 60 semester credits from an accredited college.
• Be a certified Wisconsin Law Enforcement Officer.
• Meet all qualifications pertaining in general to all other Ashland County employees.
• Meet and maintain all expected physical/mental/educational qualities associated with performing law enforcement duties and functions.
• Pass a complete physical as outlined in the Physician’s assessment form
• Meet any other qualifications required by law and policies.