Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane County Sheriff's Office

Graduation Day For New Dane County Deputies

April 11, 2008
Contact: Elise Schaffer, PIO Phone: (608) 284-6142 Email:
Sheriff's Office

At a 1:00 PM ceremony today at the Commercial Avenue Campus, Madison Area Technical College (MATC) will graduate 11 new Dane County Sheriff’s Deputies from their Law Enforcement Academy. This marks the 108th class of law enforcement officers to graduation from MATC. The Dane County Deputies make up exactly half of the 22-member class. They include: · Richard Aguire, age 24 of Middleton · John Gnacinski, age 23 of New Berlin · Dennis Jones, age 37 of Cottage Grove · Stephen Jones, age 22 of Waterloo · Nathan Kandis, age 22 of Geneseo, Ill. · Justin McMurtry, age 24 of Milwaukee · Jose Luis Pacheco, age 33 of Madison · Brian Riley, age 36 of Janesville · Jeremy Trimble, age 24 of Wauwatosa · Toua Vue, age 33 of Madison · Joseph Wesolowski, age 51 of Madison The members of this class were originally sworn-in at a January 7th ceremony by Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney. Sheriff Mahoney, along with Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk will be speaking at today’s graduation program. Starting Monday morning these new deputies will begin their 4 weeks of on the job training in the Dane County Jail. Congratulations and welcome to all of new members of the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.