Chief Deputy Mike Ficken
The Chief Deputy is second in command and oversees all divisions within the Sheriff's Office. The Chief Deputy manages daily operations, policy development and implementation, property and evidence and the overall budget.
Lieutenant Dustin Newman
The Administrative Division is under the command of Lieutenant Dustin Newman and is responsible for all civil services, fingerprinting, courtroom security, vehicle impound services and much more.
Lieutenant Max Matthews-Kasner
The Patrol Division is the largest division in the Sheriff Office and under the command of Lieutenant Max Matthews-Kasner. This division provides an array of services to our citizens including responding to calls for service, investigating traffic crashes, enforcing state law and crime prevention.
Lieutenant Shannon Wellen
The Investigations Division investigates criminal activity that occurs and is under the command of Lieutenant Shannon Wellen. The majority of cases that are investigated are those that are reported to the agency through the patrol division and referred to investigators for further follow up.
Supervisor Kadie Chavez
The Dispatch Division is under command of Kadie Chavez and handles all calls coming into the Sheriff's Office, 24 hours a day. Dispatch provides the public with timely and effective emergency and non-emergency public safety communication services. Currently, State Radio in Bismarck, ND handles all 911 calls that are placed in McKenzie County.