Captain James Borgen, Jail Administrator
Captain Jim Borgen started his career with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office in July of 2002 as a correctional officer. In August of 2003, he was promoted to patrol deputy and served in that capacity until December of 2012 when he was promoted to Patrol Sergeant, supervising both second and third shift deputies. On July of 2014, Borgen was promoted to Patrol Lieutenant and was assigned to third shift as the commander. Borgen served in this capacity until August of 2016 when he was promoted to Assistant Jail Administrator. In January of 2019 Borgen was appointed Captain/Jail Administrator under Sheriff Ryan Waldschmidt.
Captain Borgen has served on numerous special teams and special assignments with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office. He started with the SWAT Team as a tactical operator in 2004. In 2013, Borgen was appointed to Assistant SWAT Team Commander and in August of 2016, Borgen was appointed to the SWAT Team Commander position where he attended additional training in tactical command, leadership and management. He retired from the SWAT Team after his promotion to Captain. Captain Borgen also served as the coordinator of the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Honor Guard Team. Captain Borgen has been a certified Emergency Vehicle Operation instructor and was previously in charge of the Sheriff’s Office training program. Borgen currently serves on the Fond du Lac County Child Abduction Response Team.
Captain Borgen earned an associate degree in Police Science from Fox Valley Technical College and has completed courses towards his Bachelor’s degree through Lakeland University. Captain Borgen is a graduate of Leadership Fond du Lac and participated in the Sophia Foundation Leadership Learning Circle. He also completed FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute Integrated Emergency Management course in Emmitsburg, MD.
Lieutenant Tyler Broderick, Assistant Jail Administrator
Lieutenant Tyler Broderick started his career with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office Jail Division in 2006. Broderick has worked both 2nd and 3rd shifts as a correctional officer. In 2013 Broderick was promoted to Sergeant where he supervised 3rd shift. Broderick was promoted to Staff Sergeant in August of 2016 where his primary responsibilities was to oversee the Huber Division. In 2019 Broderick was promoted to Assistant Jail Administrator.
Lieutenant Broderick holds an associate degree in Police Science from Fox Valley Technical College. He also is a member of the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Reserve Unit.
Staff Sergeant Rachel Biertzer, Huber/Work Release Supervisor
The Fond du Lac Sheriff’s Office promoted Rachel Biertzer to the position of Staff Sergeant/Huber Work Release Supervisor in January, 2019. Biertzer attended Moraine Park Technical College from 1996-1998, studying in the Correctional Science Program. Biertzer started her career as Correctional Officer with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office in 2002. In 2006 she promoted to Sergeant, supervising second shift and then first shift in 2013. She was appointed Medical Liaison and Volunteer Coordinator in 2018. Biertzer also serves the agency as a CPR and Narcan Instructor.
Staff Sergeant Kelly Schoebel, Juvenile Superintendent
The Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office promoted Kelly Schoebel to Staff Sergeant/Juvenile Superintendent of the Secure Detention Facility in May of 2015. Schoebel started her career as a Correctional Officer with the Sheriff's Office Jail Division in 1994. In 1997, she promoted to Sergeant, supervising 2nd shift and then 1st shift in 2003. In 2006, she held the position of Classification Sergeant supervising the Inmate Classification System of the Jail Facility until 2015.
Schoebel holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from UW-Milwaukee. She attended Fox Valley Technical College Law Enforcement Recruit Academy and worked as a certified Fond du Lac County Deputy Reserve Officer from 2003-2006. She is a 2012 graduate of Leadership Fond du Lac and a 2016 graduate of the Leadership in Police Organization program. Staff Sergeant Schoebel has also been a member of the Benevolent Association’s Scholarship Committee since its development in 2014.