Chief Deputy Kevin P. Galske
Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Kevin Galske was appointed Undersheriff/Chief Deputy on January 7, 2019. He began his career with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office as a Correctional Deputy in December of 1992. He was promoted to a full time Patrol Deputy in August of 1995. In September of 1999, Galske was promoted to Patrol Sergeant and supervised on both 2nd and 3rd shifts until September of 2001. He was then promoted to Patrol Lieutenant, serving as the 3rd shift commander of the Patrol Division. Galske was promoted to Captain/Jail Administrator in March of 2007 and served as the jail division commander for almost 12 years.
Chief Deputy Galske has served on numerous special teams and special assignments with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office. He was a member of the Dive Team, serving first as a rescue/recovery diver for three years and then as Dive Team Commander for his last eight years. He retired from the Dive Team after eleven years of service when he was promoted to Captain of the Jail/Jail Administrator. He is also a former member of the Honor Guard Team. Galske has been a certified instructor in firearms, Simunitions and the lead firearms instructor for almost 6 years. Galske was in charge of the Sheriff’s Office training program while in patrol and also as property room manager for several years.
Chief Deputy Galske currently serves on numerous committees and he is also treasurer of the Fond du Lac County Law Enforcement Executive Association.
After graduating high school in 1984, Chief Deputy Galske joined the United States Air Force and served as a Firefighter. After being honorably discharged from the military in 1988, Galske attended the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, graduating in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal Justice. Galske has received additional training in the fields of leadership, management, investigations, and corrections. His focus as Chief Deputy with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office will be to grow others in the office through servant leadership principles. Through the Sophia Transformative Leadership Partners in Fond du Lac, he recently attended Servant Leadership Learning Circle and advanced Virtual Servant Leadership Learning Circle.