Posted inBreaking

Five New Racine Sheriff’s Deputies Graduate From GTC Academy

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office announces the graduation of five deputies from the Gateway Technical College (GTC) Law Enforcement Academy, Class 38-2021. Pictured (from left) are: Deputy Karasti, Deputy Barnes, Deputy Ayala, Sheriff Christopher Schmaling, Captain Friend, Deputy Rooney, and Deputy Seitz. During the academy, Deputy Karasti was selected to be one of the Squad […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUS

Racine County Jail reports no new COVID-19 cases for 18 days

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office has been COVID-19-free for 18 days, officials said in a press release issued Friday. That includes jail staff, contractors, volunteers, and inmates, according to the release. Public-facing sheriff’s office staff have been COVID-free for 42 days, according to the release. Jails and prisons report a higher infection rate for COVID-19. […]

Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

Racine County Sheriff’s Office Staff Raise $4,700 for the Women’s Resource Center

During October, November, and December 2020, over 60 members of the Racine County Sheriff’s Office Staff participated to raise money for the Women’s Resource Center in Racine. For a $75 donation, deputies and corrections officers were authorized to grow a beard which is normally prohibited. Several participants donated over the required $75. On Monday, Sheriff […]

Posted inPolice and fire

Sheriff Schmaling Announces Promotions

Sheriff Christopher Schmaling has announced the following promotions: Lieutenant Cary Madrigal has been promoted to the rank of Captain.   Sergeant Michael Spiegel has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant.   Investigator Kurt Heiser has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.   Investigator James Spranger has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.   Deputy Kristen Kachelmeier […]