A new sheriff was appointed today (Thursday) in Sioux County. Jamie Van Voorst, a Chief Deputy in the Sioux County Sheriffs Department, was appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Minutes later, he was sworn in the 3rd Judicial District Chief Judge Patrick Tott.
In attendance were colleagues in law enforcement (including Plymouth County Sheriff and Le Mars Police Chief), family and friends.
Former Sheriff Dan Altena congratulates the new sheriff.
Van Voorst will serve the remainder of Altena’s term of office. He will then run for election to the post.