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Facts & Figures

Mission Statement
The mission of the Cass County Sheriff's Office is to enhance the quality of life in our county by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the U.S. Constitution to enforce the law, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide a safe environment for all of our citizens.

About the Sheriff
Wm. C. (Bill) Brueggemann started his law enforcement career as a Corrections Officer in Buffalo County. In 1987 he accepted a job as a Road Deputy with the Cass County Sheriff's Office and in 1990 he was promoted to Sergeant Investigator.  In 1991 Bill took over the reins as the Cass County Sheriff and has been re-elected every 4 years since then. Sheriff Bill and his wife Cathleen have 4 grown kids and have made Plattsmouth their home. 

About the Law Enforcement Center
The law enforcement operations of the Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Plattsmouth Police Department is located at 336 Main Street in Plattsmouth and the entrance is at the southwest side of the building in the area between the Courthouse and Law Enforcement Center. The Jail entrance is at 303 Avenue A at the Northeast corner of the Law Enforcement Center.
Built in 2002, the City County Law Enforcement Center continues to be a state-of-the-art Law Enforcement and Detention facility that houses the offices of the Cass County Sheriff, the Plattsmouth Police Department as well a jail facility that has a 110 bed capacity.

About the Staff
The Cass County Sheriff's Office employs a total of 74 employees:
Administration: 5
911 Operators: 12
Investigators: 3
Support Staff: 7
Jail Nurses: 2
Maintenance: 2
Road Patrol : 14
School Resource Officers: 2
DARE Deputy: 1
Civil Process Deputy: 1
Court Security/Transports: 4
Jail Deputy/Corrections Officers: 23

About Our County
Cass County is located on the eastern edge of Nebraska with the Missouri River on its eastern boundary, and the Platte River on its Northern boundary. Cass is also located between the two largest cities in Nebraska. Omaha, which is 18 miles to the North, and Lincoln which is 15 miles to the West.  Cass County is 566 square miles in size with a population of 25,241 and a total of 13 towns and Villages. The County seat is in Plattsmouth where both the Law Enforcement Center and the Courthouse is located.  



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