IN GOD WE TRUST
IN GOD WE TRUST
National Police Week occurs every May, and in 2021 we will be commemorating it with virtual events that can be viewed from anywhere in the world. From May 9–15, the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum will deliver programs to keep current officers safe and healthy, as well as ceremonies to honor those fallen officers whose names have been recently added to the Memorial. Be sure to mark your calendar for the 33rd Annual Candlelight Vigil, happening virtually on Thursday, May 13 at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern).
In-person events are planned for October 13-17, 2021 in Washington, DC to offer the same respect, honor, remembrance, and community support as National Police Week, while allowing law enforcement, survivors, and citizens to gather and pay tribute to those who gave their lives in the line of duty.
In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
Deputy Collin Hauert and K-9 partner Deputy Riggs working on exterior vehicle sniffs. Riggs is highly motivated and loves his training time and working for the citizens of Cheyenne County.
We take pride in being accessible to our community! Sheriff Frerichs and Cheyenne County Deputies were on hand to visit with the public and answer questions throughout the weekend at the annual Spring Expo.
This years focus was on tips for driving in fog and introducing our new website.
Feel free to drop us a line or ask a question at any time by going to our contact page!
Please join us in welcoming Deputy Noah Nelson to the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office. Noah started with the Sheriff's Office in October of 2020 as a Cheyenne County Deputy Jailer and then accepted a position as a Cheyenne County Deputy Sheriff in January of 2021. Noah is working with senior Deputies and is gaining knowledge and experience at a rapid pace. Thank You Noah for your willingness to serve the citizens of Cheyenne County!
Today the Cheyenne County SWAT team (consisting of members from the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office, the Sidney Police Department, and the Deuel County Sheriff's Office) conducted chemical munitions training. The training consisted of 2.5 hours of classroom training ranging across history, physiological/psychological effects, safety, decontamination, deployment considerations, and legal ramifications. The SWAT team was then exposed to various chemical agents to train in quickly donning chemical filtration devices and to experience the different physiological/psychological effects of the chemicals in an effort to increase the mental fortitude necessary to operate effectively and safely in these conditions.
Welcome to the new Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office Website! The new site has been completely rebuilt, is more user friendly and is mobile device compatible. We think you will find lots of useful information in each of our sections, as well as convenient direct links to other relevant sites and information. The site is designed to open outside links in a new tab which maintains the Sheriff's Office site in the browser. At the bottom of the page you will see a summary of what is located in each section and you can go to each section by using the menu at the top of each page.
Weather updates are located in the "Roads/Weather" tab. If there are current severe weather concerns in our area you will see a flashing banner at the top of each page. By clicking on this banner you will be routed directly to the Roads and Weather page. If there is no severe weather in the forecast the banner will be used to route you directly to other important information.
With "Social Distancing" being a critical part of the nationwide COVID-19 plan, you will find numerous ways on the site to contact us by E-mail with questions or concerns.
There's lots to see here so take your time and have a look around the site. If you have questions or comments please go to the "contact us" tab and drop us a line.
Mel Plummer, age 79, passed away on 12/24/2020. Mel worked for the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office from June 26th, 2006 until his retirement on March 28th, 2015. At the time of his retirement Mel had earned the rank of Major and was in charge of the Cheyenne County Jail. Mel also served Cheyenne County for a time as the Civil Defense Coordinator.
For those who had the opportunity to serve with Mel, it was an honor. The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office, and the citizens of Cheyenne County thank you for your service.
Rest easy Major, we've got the watch from here
Corporal Jeremiah Prusha, Cheyenne County Deputy Jailer, was honored with a Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office Lifesaver Award for actions that helped save the life of an inmate that had intentionally injured himself. The award was presented by Sheriff Adam Frerichs and Captain Tim Herrera. Congratulations Corporal Prusha and thank you for your service to Cheyenne County.
In addition to inmate phone accounts, family and friends can now set up accounts for video visits and E-mail accounts for inmates. Four new video Kiosk systems have been installed in the jail for inmates to be able to have video visits with family and friends and to be able to send and receive E-mails.
On November 3, 2020, the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office and the Sidney Police Department were honored to be able to assist "Flags for the Fallen" in Transporting a flag across America, in honor of Captain Tyler Erdman.
The flag was being transported across America by local law Enforcement to honor Captain Erdman for his service.
Local photos courtesy of Forrest Hershberger, Publisher, Sidney Sun Telegraph.
Captain Tyler R. Erdman, HHC 44th Medical Brigade, U.S. Army, 29, passed away Monday, February 24th, 2020, In North Carolina.
We are pleased to introduce our newest Deputy at the Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office, K-9 Riggs. Riggs was born in March of 2019 and is a Belgian Malinois. Riggs is certified in narcotics detection through the North American Police Working Dog Association. Riggs is incredibly motivated, hyper focused, and loves to go to work. Riggs is partnered with Deputy Collin Hauert.
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Community News and Events: This page covers community events and news in Cheyenne County. You will also find a variety of community services available and links to the Chamber Community Event Calendar, Cheyenne County Tourism and the Cheyenne County Government websites
The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office is committed with courage, honor and integrity to protect the lives, property and rights of all people, to maintain order and to enforce the law. We are responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined to our jail, the security of the courts and the prompt investigation of crimes. It is our mission to maintain, while striving to improve, the quality of life and freedoms we enjoy and to ensure that our county is a safe place to live, work and visit. We shall dedicate ourselves to treat people with respect, fairness and compassion.