Sioux County Sheriff

Traffic Stop Class

Our School Resource Officer (SRO), Deputy Waylon Pollema teaches traffic stop awareness education at various schools he is in around Sioux County. The purpose of this instruction is to make teens, who are about to receive their driver’s license, more aware of how to conduct themselves in the event they are stopped by law enforcement. … Read more Traffic Stop Class

Bullying and Suicide Prevention

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office continues its focus on awareness, education, and prevention of bullying involving students at school, in the class, on the playground and after school. The safety and mental health of our area children is one of our highest priorities. This is also one of our School Resource Officer’s (SRO), Deputy Waylon … Read more Bullying and Suicide Prevention

Sheriff’s Office Tours

Several times each year, the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office hosts tours of the Sheriff’s Office. These tours are for various groups and consist of city adult leadership groups, high school students, grade school students and various kids club organizations. These tours are scheduled by requesting them in advance though our Administration Office. We have found … Read more Sheriff’s Office Tours

High School Law classes tour Sheriff’s Office

Recently, the Unity Christian High School Law Class toured the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office. School Resource Officer (SRO) Deputy Waylon Pollema facilitated the tours for the classes taught by Mr. Jon Holwerda. The students were able to see the general working areas of the sheriff’s office, the jail and communications center. They were also able … Read more High School Law classes tour Sheriff’s Office

Fingerprinting

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Program fingerprints students as part of educational classroom activities. Students are taught that no one has the same fingerprints, how fingerprints are used in law enforcement investigations and the different types of fingerprints. They are also shown how fingerprints are required in different types of employment. Each … Read more Fingerprinting

Canine Demonstrations

Deputy Justin De Bruin and his canine partner, Sonny, visit many schools in Sioux County. Throughout these visits, De Bruin talks with students about his training and experiences with Sonny and demonstrates Sonny’s obedience and criminal apprehension abilities to them.   The Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer, Deputy Waylon Pollema, works frequently with Deputy De Bruin, … Read more Canine Demonstrations

A.L.I.C.E Training

Deputy Waylon Pollema, the Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer (SRO), presents presentations to high school student bodies on the principles of A.L.I.C.E. A.L.I.C.E.  stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate and teaches a set of proactive strategies designed to increase chances of survival during a violent intruder event. This has been yearly training provided to the students teachers at … Read more A.L.I.C.E Training

Mock Crime Scene Class

Recently, students in Mr. Kent Zevenbergen’s Forensic Science class at the Boyden-Hull JR/SR High School participated in a crime scene activity. This activity was facilitated by Zevenbergen and School Resource Officer (SRO), Deputy Waylon Pollema. On the first day of the activity, students were given a crime scene scenario. Acting as law enforcement investigators, the students … Read more Mock Crime Scene Class