Dan Hess promoted to Oneida County chief deputy position
Sheriff Grady Hartman announced today that he has selected Lieutenant Daniel Hess to fill the position of Chief Deputy.
The position has been vacant since March when the previous Chief Deputy, John Sweeney, retired. The Chief Deputy is second in command at the Sheriff’s Office, and is in charge in the Sheriff’s absence.
Hess is a graduate of Upper Iowa University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration. Hess is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Session No. 247. Hess began his career with the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office in 1993 as a Patrol Deputy. Hess has served in the positions of Task Force Investigator, Detective Sergeant, Lieutenant of Communications, and Lieutenant of Investigations. Hess is a life-long resident of Oneida County, and is married to his wife Jodie. They have three children, Kaylee, Cassidy, and Brandon.
“Dan has demonstrated valuable leadership during his tenure at the Sheriff’s Office,” Sheriff Hartman said. “Dan has a thorough knowledge and work history within the Sheriff’s Office. I am confident in Dan’s knowledge, skills, and ability to serve the citizens of Oneida County.”