Gov. Walker appoints Lt. Patricia Ninmann as Dodge Co. Sheriff

DODGE COUNTY (WITI) -- Gov. Scott Walker appointed Lieutenant Patricia Ninmann of Burnett to serve as sheriff of Dodge County.

Patricia Ninmann worked in law enforcement for the past twenty years.  She began her career as a Communications Office at the Beaver Dam Police Department.  After moving to the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, she became a Sergeant in 2003.

From 2005-2012, she worked as the Director of Communications for the Sheriff’s Office and also began working as a Deputy Jail Administrator in 2010.  In February 2012, Patricia was promoted to Lieutenant with the Dodge County Sheriff’s Department.

Lt. Ninmann has hundreds of hours of specialized training in areas such as Basic Recruit Training, Chief Executive Leadership, Child Passenger Safety, and Crisis Communications Training.

Lt. Ninmann served as the Secretary and Treasurer for the Wisconsin Chapter of National Association of Field Training Officers from 2000-2007.  In addition, she has been the School Board President of the Horicon School Board since 2009.

“Lt. Ninmann has a good understanding of the budget process and would be a good steward of the County by making sure the needs of the department are being met,” said Chief of Police David D. Beal.