Sheriff Chad Jensen
Sheriff Chad Jensen was hired as a deputy sheriff in April 1992 by Sheriff Sidney Groll. He began his career as a deputy assigned to the Jail Division, and was later assigned to the Criminal Division as a patrol deputy. Prior to his promotion to Sergeant in 1998, Sheriff Jensen also worked as a detective in Investigations assigned to property crimes and crimes against persons. He also worked as an agent with the Cache Rich Drug Task Force. As a sergeant, he was a patrol shift supervisor in the Criminal Division and later assigned as the sergeant over Investigations.
Sheriff Jensen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2004 and was assigned as the Criminal Division Commander. The Criminal Division includes Investigations, Patrol, School Resources, Gang Unit, Bike Patrol, Motors, and other law enforcement functions. While leading the Criminal Division, he worked directly with 13 contract cities and towns, the US Forest Service, Cache County School District, and Cache Valley Transit District. He has also been the division commander of the Support Services Division which includes Civil, Court Security, IT, Search and Rescue, and Mounted Posse. Two years prior to taking office, he was assigned as the jail commander.
Sheriff Jensen was one of the original SWAT Team members and later became the SWAT commander, spending 20 years of service with the team. Sheriff Jensen has worked, supervised and commanded in every division of the Cache County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Jensen was sworn in as the twentieth Sheriff of Cache County on January 5, 2015.