The Training Office is responsible for coordinating and scheduling all aspects of training for both the Correctional and Law Enforcement Services Divisions. The Training Office also oversees the college internship program, as well as employment recruitment. The information listed within this website will assist those college students interested in participating in a college internship program, or those individuals interested in employment with the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.
There is one Sergeant assigned full-time to the Training Bureau. This Sergeant reports to Capt. Fell. However seventeen shift Sergeants, as well as eleven Field and eighteen Jail Training Officers, assist the Training Sergeant, in accomplishing our training mission. Moreover, the composition of the Training Office consists of the following: eight Deputies assigned as Firearms Instructors, five Deputies assigned as Defense and Arrest Tactics Instructors (DAAT), and three Correctional Officers assigned as Principles Of Subject Control Instructors (POSC).
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Training Office Coordinator
Sgt Troy Egger
College Internship Program
The internship program is a means of supporting the development of students who are interested in careers in law enforcement and corrections. It provides a valuable observational experience to those students who participate in the program and produces candidates who are better prepared to make informed decisions about their prospective careers.
Application and Participant Criteria
Any interested college student must submit a letter to the Sheriff requesting to participate in the unpaid Internship Program. The student’s advisor must co-sign the request or provide approval under separate correspondence. Letters/correspondence should be mailed to:
Rock County Sheriff's Office
c/o Sheriff Robert D. Spoden
200 East USH 14
Janesville, WI 53545
The Training Office Sergeant will serve as the program contact person and will participate in the selection process of internship candidates. The Training Office Sergeant will oversee the administration of the program and will draft working schedules for those candidates selected to participate in the program. The following applicant criteria may dictate who participates in the internship program, subject to these guidelines and approval: