The purpose of the Brown County Sheriff's Office is to provide protection to the citizens of Brown County. Protection involves the prevention, detection, apprehension, prosecution, and detention of those persons who violate criminal or civil, state or local laws. Protection additionally involves the prevention and detection of those circumstances which prove dangerous to all county citizens.
The investigative function involves interviewing, interrogating, crime scene processing, and research (including use of computer resources) related to criminal matters. The jail functions to provide a safe, secure, and humane environment for individuals confined to jail custody. Patrol services are intended to provide protection for the life and property of county residents. The support function assists all other divisions as well as provides record keeping, data management, inmate transportation and courthouse security. The standards function involves the employment background checks, internal affairs, departmental training, and community education.
To contact an officer for a non-emergency report, please call the Sheriff's Dispatch center: (920) 391-7450.
To contact the Administrative Offices of the Sheriff's Office, please call (920) 448-4200 and follow the voice prompts.