As of 8:00 AM today Governor Evers has put a Safer at Home order in place for the State of Wisconsin.
This order is to assist with gaining compliance to combat the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The Jackson
County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office, wants to calm
some of the rumors and concerns surrounding this order.
The Sheriff’s Office will be conducting daily business as normal. We will not be stopping vehicles
without a traffic violation to inquire where someone is traveling and whether or not your travels are
The Sheriff’s Office will not be requiring anyone to carry documentation showing proof of work or
travels. Our goal is to allow citizens to travel to work, to get food, medications, and other essentials, but
encourage voluntary compliance with social distancing and limiting travels.
We will be following up on complaints of non-compliance with the order, but will not be kicking in
The goal of the Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s Office is to continue to provide safety
and security to our community.