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A Thank You To Area Law Enforcement During National Peace Officer Week

Northwest Iowa — National Peace Officer Week began this past Monday, May 11th. Earlier this week we honored those officers from northwest Iowa who have died in the line of duty. Today we’re saying thank you to the officers in our area who keep us safe every day.

We begin with the officers who make up the Sheldon Police Department.

Chief Scott Burtch, Officer Tim Loeschen, Officer Eric Meineke

Officers Todd Wood, Brian Wielenga, David Dykstra and Rob Hegenbarth


Sheriff Allen Schuknecht, Chief Deputy Bruce Devereaux, Deputy Steve Vander Veen

Deputy Brad Stevens, Deputy Dan Bracy, Deputy Jett Korver

Deputy Keven Van Meeteren, Deputy Lee Reuvers, Deputy Tim Rohrbaugh


No Officer Photos Available:

Chief Brendon Olson & Officer Greg Jacobsma



Chief Jami Webster


No Officer Photos Available:

Sheriff Dan Altena, Chief Deputy Nate Huizenga, Captain Jamison Van Voorst, 

Lieutenant Jason Bergsma, Sergeant Nathan Kelderman, Sergeant Just DeBruin, Deputy Stan Oostra, 

Deputy Todd Bergsma, Deputy Jessica Dorhout, Deputy Brad DeKam, Deputy Tony Reitsma, 

Deputy Waylon Pollema, Deputy Caleb Haverdink, Deputy Jose Mora, Reserve Deputy Charlie Zomermaand,

Reserve Deputy Ryan Sandbulte, Reserve Deputy Chad DeVries, Reserve Deputy Audley De Jong,

Reserve Deputy Chad Van Ravenswaay, Reserve Deputy Jake Harmelink, Reserve Deputy Derek Dreise


Orange City Police Department

Front Row, left to right: Chad Van Ravenswaay, Bob Van Zee (retired),

Assistant Chief Bruce Jacobsma, Chief Jim Pottebaum

Back row left to right:  Wes Van Voorst, Audley De Jong, Investigator Duane Hulstein

Officer Trey Niemyer, Officer Darren Wielenga


Rock Valley Police Department

Chief Monte Warburton, Lt. Mitch Miller, Officer Kurt De Groot

Officer Jeremy Spaans, Officer Derek Driese, Officer Jordan Kerr

Officer Richard Van Den Top, Officer Damon Anderson, Officer Kyle Post


Osceola County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Doug Weber, Chief Deputy Kevin Wollmuth, Lt. Seth Hoffman

Deputy Matt Julius, Deputy Nate Krikke, Deputy Lee Vellema

Deputy Nathan Rosenberg, Deputy Tyler Bos & K-9 Hunter


Lyon County Sheriff’s Office

No officer photos available

Sheriff Stewart VanderStoep, Chief Deputy Rob Ver Meer, Deputy Mark Dorhout: Civil Division,

Deputy Michael Hilt, Deputy Chad Klosterbuer: Warrants Division, Deputy William Minor,

Deputy Nyron Moore:S.O.R./vehicle inspections, Deputy Kyle Munneke: Narcotics Investigator,

Deputy Kyle Oostra,  Deputy Nathan Rozeboom, Deputy Amy Stoner: Detective

Deputy Alex Waagmeester  


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