Department Staff

AUDUBON COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT STAFF

SHERIFF - Todd Johnson
Sheriff Todd W. Johnson was elected sheriff in 2000. Sheriff Johnson served as Chief Deputy prior to his election to Sheriff.

Audubon County Sheriff's Department since 1989 and served in law enforcement since 1987.

CHIEF DEPUTY - David Beane
Chief Deputy David Beane was appointed Chief Deputy in 2006. He was a patrol deputy prior to his appointment to Chief Deputy. David is the Jail Administrator for the Audubon County Jail.

Audubon County Sheriff's Department since 1990 and law enforcement since 1988.

Deputy- Jason Rokke 

Served Audubon County Sheriff's Department since 2011 and law enforcement since 2011.

Deputy- Michael Brooks

Served Audubon County Sheriff's Department since 2017 and law enforcement since 2017. Deputy Brooks became Audubon County's K9 Handler in 2020.

Deputy- Joshua Degase

Served Audubon County Sheriff's Department since 2020 and law enforcement since 2020.

Mechi - Audubon County K-9 Officer
Mechi is a Belgian Malinois/Dutch Shepard that has been working with the Audubon County Sheriff's Office since 2020. 

Melissa Thygesen

Civil Clerk/Dispatcher Supervisor- served Sheriff's Office since 2008. 

Deb Steffes

Full-time Dispatcher/Jailer - served Sheriff's Office since 2004.

Michelle Fishback

Full-time Dispatcher/Jailer - served Sheriff's Office since 2017.

Kate Lebeck

Full-time Dispatcher/Jailer - served Sheriff's Office since 2019.

Lisa Powell

Full-time Dispatcher/Jailer - served Sheriff's Office since 2020. 

Tiffany Henkle

Analyst/Computer Specialist & Part- time Dispatcher/Jailer- served Sheriff's Office since 2018.