Pam Steffenhagen retires from Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office after three-plus decades

For the Tomahawk Leader

LINCOLN COUNTY – The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office recently announced the retirement of a longtime employee.

Pam Steffenhagen had served with the Sheriff’s Office for 31 years before her retirement, a Friday, July 7 post on the Sheriff’s Office’s Facebook page said.

Steffenhagen. Photo courtesy of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

Steffenhagen was hired by then-Sheriff Ron Krueger on Nov. 11, 1991. She was later transferred into the Corrections Division on Nov. 1, 1994.

Steffenhagen was promoted to Sergeant on Nov. 13, 2002, and remained a Sergeant until Jan. 1, 2005, when she stepped down “to enjoy the day shift life,” the Sheriff’s Office said.

On Jan. 6, 2023, Steffenhagen was assigned to work as a Telecommunications Officer and also assisted with clerical duties.

“Retirement is a time of reflection and the pursuit of new passions,” the Sheriff’s Office stated. “It is a time for Pam to enjoy her well-deserved relaxation, spend precious moments with loved ones and embark on exciting adventures.”

The Sheriff’s Office expressed its “deepest gratitude” for Steffenhagen’s “invaluable contributions and dedication to our citizens and this office.”

“Please remember that although you may be retiring from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, you will always remain a member of our family,” the Sheriff’s Office said.

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