Command Staff

Linn County Sheriff's Office Command Staff

LINN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE COMMAND STAFF

(Click on a name below to see that commander’s biography and contact information)

Sheriff Brian D. Gardner

Colonel Douglas A. Riniker
Chief Deputy 

Major Gerald W. Hansel Jr.
Second Deputy
General Services Commander 

Major Chad C. Colston
Second Deputy
Patrol Commander 

Colonel Douglas A. Riniker
Chief Deputy
Finance Division Commander 

Major Peter A. Wilson
Second Deputy
Jail Administrator 

Major Chad C. Colston
Second Deputy 

Criminal Division Commander 

Captain Randy Rowland
Civil Division Commander 

Captain Matt Sandvick
Assistant Jail Administrator 

Lieutenant Kent Steenblock
Assistant Jail Commander

Lieutenant Mike Kasper
Communications Division Commander 

Lieutenant Matt Pavelka
Assistant Patrol Commander

Lieutenant Chad Shover
Assistant Jail Commander

Lieutenant Dave Beuter
Criminal Division Commander