MADD March 2022 Officer of the Month
Deputy Thomas Klemke
Jefferson County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office
MADD National selects Deputy Thomas Klemke as our Officer of the Month for March 2022. Deputy Klemke is with the Jefferson County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office.
Deputy Klemke has long been one of the Sheriff’s Office’s most dedicated traffic officers. In addition to Deputy Klemke’s traffic duties, Deputy Klemke has also handled 660 non-traffic complaints for service.
Deputy Klemke understands the importance of traffic safety and how a strong traffic safety program deters crime. He has worked numerous special traffic safety grant assignments. As of December, in 2021, he made 1,167 traffic stops: issued 994 citations and wrote 173 traffic/equipment violation warnings.
Deputy Klemke in the past has served as a Field Training Officer for Jefferson County patrol deputies and has instilled his passion for traffic safety and enforcement in those new deputies. Even as a day shift deputy, he is always on active lookout for impaired drivers.
Deputy Klemke has received several achievement awards from MADD for his work on behalf of traffic safety for the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. We thank him for his dedication to duty in removing impaired drivers from Wisconsin’s roadways. His leadership and efforts and those of his fellow deputies are saving lives in Jefferson County and Wisconsin.
We are proud to select Deputy Thomas Klemke of the Jefferson County Wisconsin Sheriff’s Office as the MADD March 2022 Officer of the Month. We wish him the best in safety and wellness in the remaining years of his career and service to the citizens of Jefferson County and the State of Wisconsin.
Thank you to Jefferson County Sheriff Paul Milbrath for his nomination of Deputy Milbrath for this MADD recognition.