Major Sherley began his career with the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office in 1996. Since that time, he has served in the capacity as a Detention Officer, Patrol Deputy, Detective, and Patrol Sergeant. During this time frame, Major Sherley augmented his service as a jail S.O.R.T team member, Tactical Assistance Group member and Leader, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Field Training Officer and as School Resource Officer at Basehor-Linwood High School.
As the Undersheriff, Major Sherley is second in command of the Sheriff's Office. In this position, Major Sherley has administrative oversight of the Detention Bureau, The Support Services Bureau and the Operations Bureau.
CAPTAIN JOSH PATZWALD
OPERATIONS BUREAU COMMANDER
Patrol, school resource officers, investigations, evidence, civil process, emergency management, drone unit and fleet management.
CAPTAIN ERIC THORNE
DETENTION BUREAU COMMANDER
Jail, security and tactical team.
CHIEF WENDY DEDEKE
SUPPORT SERVICES BUREAU COMMANDER
Communications division, information technology, records, warrants, radios and offender registration