I would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for a wonderful and safe New Year, from all of us at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. We look forward to helping make 2021 a great year for our community.
As always, my commitment to our community remains strong, and I will continue to work with you to improve the quality of life for each and every one of you. It is my pleasure to say "thank you" to our community as we wish you a full year of health, happiness, and success.
Please contact my office if my staff or I can be of assistance.
Sheriff Jeff Herrig
Sheriff Herrig has been employed at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office since 1982.
In 1993 he was appointed by then Sheriff Roy Dunnaway to the position of Undersheriff.
On April 4th, 2008, he was appointed to the position of Sheriff by Governor Kathleen Sebelius, to fill out the term of Sheriff Dunnaway.
Sheriff Herrig is a member of the National Sheriff's Association, Kansas Sheriff's Association, Capital Area Major Case Squad, International Association of Property & Evidence, Kansas Chiefs of Police Association, and Midwest Association of Certified Voice Stress Analysts.
On July 22, 2009, Sheriff Herrig was appointed to represent the Kansas Sheriff's on the Kansas Advisory Group on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency prevention by the Governor.
January 2015, Sheriff Herrig was appointed President of the Kansas Sheriff's Association.
On July 1, 2015, Sheriff Herrig was appointed by Governor Brownback as a member on the Kansas Commission of Peace Officers Standards and Training hosted by community centers, churches, schools, etc.