The Pepin County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to protecting the rights of all citizens, regardless of race, color, religious creed, gender/sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin/ethnicity, disability, veteran’s status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. The men and women of the Pepin County Sheriff’s Office take this charge seriously and perform their duties in a professional and respectful manner.
If you find it necessary to lodge a complaint, an objective investigation will be conducted in accordance with departmental regulations as well as state and federal laws. If you feel that an employee has acted in an abusive or unprofessional manner, you are encouraged to report the matter.
Who may file a complaint?
Any person who witnesses or has direct knowledge of suspected misconduct may contact the Pepin County Sheriff’s Office to initiate a complaint. Third party complaints are not accepted unless the complaining individual is a minor or is mentally incapacitated. Generally, anonymous complaints are not investigated unless the individual can provide information about the misconduct that can be proven by other evidence.
How is a complaint filed?
Complaints may be filed with the involved employee’s supervisor or, if the supervisor is not known, the complaint may be filed with the Pepin County Sheriff’s Office. A complaint may be filed in person, by telephone, or letter.
Telephone: (715) 672-5944
Pepin County Sheriff’s Office
740 7th Ave W
Durand, WI 54736
Written correspondence should include the following information:
- Date, time, and location of the incident
- Your name, address (including zip code), and daytime telephone number
- Pepin County Sheriff’s Office case number
- Name of employee(s) involved
- A brief description of the complaint
You may also file a complaint by using the following form: