Walker Seeks Applicants as Sawyer Co. Sheriff Resigns

Gov. Scott Walker is accepting applications for Sawyer County Sheriff. Gov. Scott Walker is accepting applications for Sawyer County Sheriff. |  Photo: WDIO-TV file

August 09, 2017 11:32 AM

Gov. Scott Walker has put out a call for applications to replace the outgoing sheriff of Sawyer County.

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Sheriff Mark Kelsey announced he will resign before the end of his term. The newly-appointed sheriff will serve from Sept. 3 until Kelsey's term ends on Jan. 7, 2019.

Applicants do not have to be current Sawyer County residents, but the governor's office says they will need to outline "what professional and academic experiences qualify them to be sheriff and describe their civic activities and community involvement."

Applications are due Aug. 18 and being accepted through the governor's website. If the online application is not functioning, applicants can send a cover letter and resume to

Potential applicants with questions about the appointments process may contact Dan Sievert at (608) 266-1212.


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