Contact: Tom Evenson, (608) 266-2839

Madison – Governor Scott Walker announced today he is seeking applicants for appointment as sheriff in St. Croix County.

The appointment will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Sheriff John Shilts. The new sheriff will begin serving July 14th and will complete a term ending January 7, 2019.

An applicant is not required to reside in St. Croix County at the time the appointment becomes effective.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit the following:

Online Application – found on Governor Walker’s website: www.walker.wi.gov.
(On the right side, hover over “Contact” and then click on “Apply to Serve”)
If the online application is not functioning, please send a cover letter and resume to the email address below.

Email: [email protected]


Applicants should outline in their cover letters what professional and academic experiences qualify them to be sheriff and describe their civic activities and community involvement. Application materials must be received no later than Monday, May 22, 2017. Potential applicants with questions about the appointments process may contact Dan Sievert at (608) 266-1212.

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