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The Forest County Sheriff's Office is now a part of the Wisconsin VINE System click on the VINE Link at the bottom of the page for more information.

On behalf of my staff, I would like to welcome you to the Forest County Sheriffs Office website. Our office, established in 1885 takes great pride in serving our citizens. The purpose of the this site is to provide the residents and visitors of Forest County information regarding the Sheriffs Office and its role in keeping Forest County safe. Our website has been designed to be informative and to provide you with tools to assist our agency in providing better law enforcement services to our area.

Thank You,
Sheriff John Dennee


Receive Trusted Alerts from the Forest County Sheriff's Office to your cell phone or email.
Sheriff Dennee is continuing his efforts to build stronger communications between his office and the community. You may now receive trusted alerts directly from the Forest County Sheriff's Office. Nixle is a web based publishing system that allows us to create and assign messages at a priority level ensuring important information reaches you in a timely manner. Such messages can consist of Severe Weather Alerts, Missing Children Alerts, Missing Person Alerts, Hazardous Situation Alerts, and Informational Alerts.

There is no charge for registering, but standard text messaging rates associated with your mobile phone service will apply. Click on the Nixel Icon above for more information.


Inmate Work Crew

Sheriff Dennee is very excited to announce that again this summer the Forest County Jail's "Inmate Work Crew" will be removing trash from the Forest County ditches. Sheriff Dennee believes it will not only save taxpayer dollars, but also give the inmates incentive to behave while in jail and to work, hopefully strengthening a desire to contribute more positively in society.


Traffic Education Class

Sheriff John Dennee is pleased to announce a new program he has implemented. Beginning Jan 7th, 2014, Traffic Offenders will have the option of enrolling in the Sheriff's Office Traffic Education Program when receiving citations for minor traffic offenses. What this means to you is, if a Deputy issues you a citation and you have not had any traffic convictions with in the past 12 months, you can be eligible to take the class. If you successfully pass the class, your citation will be dismissed.

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K-9 Donations

If you would like to make a donation to the Forest County Sheriff's Office K-9 program, you can do so by clicking the "DONATE" button below. Donations are greatly appreciated and the funds go directly towards the K-9 program.