The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office has been taking applications earlier this month to fill a deputy position. Chief Deputy Jeff Berns, with the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office reported a good turnout of applications in a recent statement:
“While some of the economic impacts going on across the country have affected the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office in several ways; fortunately, the nationwide labor shortage, which has particularly impacted law enforcement, is not one of them. We are in the process of hiring a new deputy, ended our application period June 24. We are very fortunate to have received a very strong group of deputy sheriff applications, including nine applicants who are already certified, experienced officers and deputies from other agencies.
Full story in this week’s Public Opinion, read it here.