Honor Guard

Mission - "Temper the grief with awe"

The Sheriff's Office has an active Honor Guard unit. This unit is led by Commander Deputy Mike Troemel. Assistant Commander is Deputy Blake Stewart. The Walworth County Sheriff's Office is a member of the Wisconsin Honor Guard Association.  As members, the Honor Guard deputies are trained to meet a standard set by the state.   They are specially chosen from various divisions throughout our agency. The duties of the Honor Guard include, but are not limited to, the posting of colors at opening ceremonies or events, parades and attendance or assistance at funerals for outside agencies

Patrick Bolton  (1965 - 1966)

Annually during National Police Week in May, a wreath-laying ceremony is held at the Walworth Cemetery in remembrance of Patrick "Ray" Bolton, who died in the line of duty on August 26, 1966 at the age of 31 after stepping on a downed power line while investigating a traffic accident.

Patrick "Ray" Bolton

In Memory of Ray Patrick Bolton
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