Sioux County Sheriff


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