Contact: Troy Knudson (608) 295-1943
Janesville – Wisconsin State Senator, Janis Ringhand (D-15 th Senate District) announces her endorsement of Commander Troy Knudson in the November 6 th general election for Rock County Sheriff. Senator Ringhand has served the people of the 15 th Senate District since 2015. Previously, she served in the State Assembly, serving the 45 th and 80 th districts since 2011. She currently serves on six legislative committees, commissions or councils, including the Building Commission, Economic Development and Commerce, Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues, Women’s Council, Council on Utility Public Benefits and the Governor’s Council on Workforce Investment.
Commander Knudson has served Rock County for more than thirty years at the Sheriff’s Office. Currently, he serves on the Rock County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, the Local Emergency Planning Commission, Southwest Incident Management Team and the State of Wisconsin Principles of Subject Control Tactical Advisory Committee. He frequently works with the Rock County Board and has testified before the State Legislature on issues that affect local law enforcement. Senator Ringhand said, “I believe that Troy’s position and experiences uniquely qualify him to work cooperatively within our government, criminal justice system and community for positive change as our next Rock County Sheriff”.
Knudson said, “Receiving the endorsement of Senator Ringhand, who is such a respected leader in our community, is truly humbling. I appreciate her support, as well as the support of other community leaders who have endorsed my candidacy for Sheriff and I look forward to meeting the challenges that are ahead of us through coordinated and cooperative efforts!”