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Vernon County Sheriff's Report


From the week ending June 29, 2020

Sheriff Spears wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable Independence Day. Sheriff Spears urges those going to events to practice social distancing and continue practicing the guidelines set forth by the CDC.

With Independence Day celebrations upcoming, Sheriff Spears would like to remind everyone of firework safety. Remember to keep the fireworks legal. Firecrackers, roman candles, bottle rockets, and mortars are illegal without a valid permit. Keep water nearby in case of an emergency, and douse burned fireworks with water before discarding in the trash. Keep away from children and maintain a safe distance.


Until further notice, in compliance with CDC limitations, to reduce the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), Sheriff Spears is limiting nonessential / nonemergent services including all meetings scheduled at the sheriff’s office, license plate registrations, jail visitation, etc. In order to report an incident, or questions / inquiries in general, please call the Vernon County Dispatch Center at 608-637-2123 or email: [email protected] Civil Process / Record Request inquiries can be forwarded to 608-638-5710 or email: [email protected] As directed by Sheriff Spears, if you are experiencing symptoms of the Coronavirus or Flu-like symptoms, please identify this to the dispatcher before a deputy makes contact at your residence. Precautions are being taken in this facility to maintain the health and wellness of staff, inmates, and visitors alike. Thank you for your understanding.

*Sheriff Spears is reminding citizens to practice good health practices and follow the guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control.

For more information, please contact the Vernon County Health Department or your medical provider and do your part to keep our community healthy to reduce or limit the impact of COVID-19/Coronavirus. Stay safe and healthy!


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