David Mahoney

David Mahoney

David Mahoney retired from public service in May 2021 after serving his fourth term as Dane County Sheriff. He was first elected in November 2006 to become the 52nd Dane County Sheriff. He has been a professional law enforcement officer for 41 years. Forty years of his law enforcement career have been with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office where he worked in Security Services, Support Services, and Field Services Divisions. Before joining the Sheriff’s Office, David worked for a short time for the Village of Cross Plains Police Department and City of Middleton Police Department.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A pro-Trump mob breaks into the U.S. Capitol. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

On Jan. 6 I was bewildered. Now, I’m outraged.

By: - August 11, 2022

Ahead of the first hearing of the Jan.6 Select Committee I had the opportunity, due to my more than 40 years in law enforcement, to share my thoughts as part of a panel discussion about what had happened on that terrible day, and what I expected to come from the hearings. I shared that I […]