2022 Woman of Distinction – Kimberly Litsheim

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Kimberly Litsheim (Captain and Assistant Jail Administrator, Rock County Sheriff’s Office)

Captain Kimberly Litsheim has been an accomplished member of the Rock County Sheriff’s Office for the past 19 years. Throughout her career, she continued her education and obtained a Master’s Degree in Emergency Management and she completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. Her continued dedication to the profession has resulted in numerous promotions at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. Kimberly has worked her way through the ranks starting her career as a Correctional Officer. She spent time as a Deputy Sheriff, Sergeant with the jail and patrol divisions, and was promoted in December 2019 to Captain and is now the Assistant jail Administrator.

Kimberly has been recognized for her commitment to the community receiving several awards to include three Sheriff’s Office Lifesaving awards, two commendations, and most recently she was awarded the 2021 Retired Sheriff’s Leadership Award.

Kimberly was inspired from a young age to join a law enforcement team that served not only as the protective force of the community, but also helped the community through teamwork and service. Kimberly leads the Rock County Sheriff’s Office Project Lifesaver Team and she is a member of the Rock County Sheriff’s Office Police Explorers Program. Her contributions to the community through these programs have also made a positive impact on the lives of many children, the elderly and their families. She hopes to continue being able to serve the community through diligence and trustworthiness.