Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald

Welcome to the Barron County Sheriff’s Department website. This website has been designed to provide the community with a comprehensive guide to the Sheriff’s Department. Whether you seek specific information or have just stopped by to browse, we invite you to explore our site and learn more about our agency’s many responsibilities and duties.

The Sheriff is a constitutional officer and the chief law enforcement officer in the County. The Sheriff is responsible for keeping the peace within Barron County.

The Office of Sheriff is truly a broad based organization. There are several statutory responsibilities of a Sheriff that encompass a wide range of services. The Patrol and Jail Operations are the two most commonly associated with any Sheriff’s Office.

Other services that the Sheriff’s Department provides that are less known by the general public but just as vital include:

    • Serving Civil Process
    • Court Security
    • Transportation of Inmates
    • Recreational Safety Patrol
    • Crime Prevention
    • Drug Enforcement
    • Criminal Investigation
    • Public Education

It has been my privilege to lead the Barron County Sheriff’s Department since August of 2008. The men and women of the Barron County Sheriff’s Department are dedicated professionals who provide our citizens and visitors with a safe environment to live, work and play. Enjoy all that Barron County has to offer and be safe.

Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald