Office of the Sheriff
Captain Joseph Lefler
Administrative Support Division Captain

Joe Lefler began his career with the Sheriff’s Office is 1987. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1993 and to the rank of Captain in 2001. Captain Lefler graduated from Heelan High School in Sioux City, Iowa and holds an Associate Degree in Police Science Technology graduating in 1976.

Captain Lefler began his career in Law Enforcement in 1975 in Iowa as a part time officer and served three years in the U. S. Army. He spent two years as a Police Officer in Arkansas and six years with the Lincoln Police Department before joining the Sheriff’s Office.

Captain Lefler has served in four of the five Divisions on the Sheriff’s Office and has been assigned to the Administrative Support Division since 2012.

His wife, Kandis, has been a nurse at Bryan/Lincoln General Hospital, west campus, for over twenty years and he has three sons, Joe Jr, Ira, and Josh.

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