Sheriff's Department Command Staff

Sheriff Brent Bomkamp

 

Roles & Responsibilities


Sheriff Bomkamp oversees the internal operations of the Sheriff's Department. This includes responsibility for the Operations, Corrections, and Administrative Services Bureaus.

Experience


He has served with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department since 1989. He previously led Administrative Services as a Chief, commanded the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) as a Captain, and served as a Lieutenant in CID, the Internal Affairs Unit, for the City of Lakewood Police as the Patrol commander, and for the PSCD Residency Detachment’s and Traffic Unit. As a Detective Sergeant, Brent supervised the Domestic Violence and Juvenile Investigations Units, was assigned to work in the Property Crimes Unit, the Special Assault Unit, the Arson Unit, and was assigned to work numerous homicides.
Undersheriff Bomkamp

Education


Sheriff Bomkamp has a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois (magna cum laude) and a Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Washington University (summa cum laude). He also attended the #233 Session of the FBI National Academy.

Contributions


Sheriff Bomkamp served on the Dive / Swift Water Rescue team for thirteen years, was assigned to the Marine Services Unit, and worked bicycle patrol as a deputy. He has been recognized with a Medal of Merit for outstanding performance, was twice decorated with the Medal of Valor, has a Lifesaving Award, was honored by the Red Cross as a “Real Hero”, and was recognized by the Prosecutor’s Office as Pierce County’s Outstanding Detective of the Year.

Chief of Administrative Services Nick Hausner 


Roles & Responsibilities


Chief Hausner is currently serving as the Chief of the Administrative Services Bureau, which includes Training and Background, Budget and Payroll, Court Security, Civil Unit, Property Room and Information Technology (IT).

Experience


Chief Hausner has served with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department since 1989. He has worked in various assignments within the department to include in the Patrol Division serving in Lakewood, University Place, the Mountain Detachment and South Hill. Nick has also served as a supervisor in the Patrol Division, Court Security, Civil Division, and Criminal and Business Systems Analysis, as well as previously serving as Chief of Operations.
Chief Hausner

Chief Hausner has been honored with numerous awards to include the Washington State Medal of Honor, the Sheriff’s Department Medal of Valor and Team Medal of Valor, the Medal of Merit on five occasions, the Lifesaving Medal and has been recognized as Deputy of the Year. 

Contributions


Chief Hausner has served as a member of the Pierce County Gang Task Force, the Uniform Drug Suppression Team, and the Bicycle Patrol Unit. He has continually been involved in the technological advancement of the Sheriff’s Department and providing training for the Department’s computer systems and the South Sound 911 systems while working in partnership with South Sound 911. Chief Hausner has been involved in numerous other programs to include the department’s Community Academy as well as gang reduction programs. 

Chief Hausner also served in the United States Marine Corps with Shipboard Security Forces aboard the USS Ranger CV-61 and with 1st Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, Marine Expeditionary Unit – Special Operations Capable out of Camp Pendleton, California.

Chief of Corrections Patti Jackson-Kidder

Roles & Responsibilities

Chief Patti Jackson-Kidder oversees the internal operations of the Sheriff's Department Corrections Bureau.

Chief Jackson-Kidder

Chief of Operations Jerry Lawrence

Roles & Responsibilities

Chief Lawremce is currently assigned as the Bureau Chief of Operations, which includes all patrol operations. 


Experience

Chief Lawrence has served with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department since 1982.  He has worked in various assignments within the department to include as a deputy in the Patrol Division serving in Lakewood, University Place, South Hill and the Foothills Detachment.  Jerry also worked in the Traffic Unit as a Motor Officer and was a Technical Collision Investigator.  Jerry served as a supervisor in Patrol, Traffic, Property Room and Court Security as well as as a Lieutenant in South Hill Patrol and the Peninsula Detachment.  As a Captain he served in Administrative Services and in Criminal Investigations.

Chief Lawrence has been honored with several awards and commendations to include the Medal of Merit, Team Medal of Merit, the Department Core Values Award and was awarded a Pierce County Standing Ovation Award.

Lawrence, Jerry

Education

Chief Lawrence has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Washington University with a double major in Law & Justice and Sociology.


Contributions

Chief Lawrence served in the Marine Services Unit for 21 years and was also a Swiftwater Rescue Technician, including 8 years as the Unit Supervisor.  He also served for 8 years as the Chair of the Pierce County Boating Advisory Commission advising the Sheriff, the County Executive and the County Council on matters relating to boating conditions and safety.  Chief Lawrence is a member of the Pierce County Type III All Hazards Incident Management Team where he serves as an Incident Commander and Executive Board member.