Chief Deputy Tom Jeans
Chief Deputy Jeans started working for the Bennett County Sheriff’s Office in May of 2012. Tom has 7 years of law enforcement experience in the state of South Dakota. On April 6th, 2013 Tom was promoted to Chief Deputy. Prior to law enforcement Tom spent 25 years in broadcast journalism with the majority of his time owning and operating a business out of Rapid City. Tom enjoys serving the area because his wife was born in Martin and still has a large family presence in Bennett County. During his time off Tom enjoys hunting, fishing, running, flying airplanes, and racing stock cars.
Reserve Deputy Paul Williams
Deputy Williams started working for the Bennett County Sheriff’s Office in 2005. In that same year he became a certified reserve deputy. Paul helps the Sheriff’s Office in many areas, including courtroom security and prisoner transports. Paul is a full-time rancher and enjoys films and acting when not at work.
Reserve Deputy Sue Lewis
Deputy Lewis has been working with the Bennett County Sheriff’s Office as a reserve deputy for a number of years. She helps out with court and housing prisoners. Sue, along with her husband have a business in Martin. She enjoys the community and helping make it a better place to live.
Reserve Deputy Gary Rayhill
Deputy Rayhill has worked on and off with the Sheriff’s Office for a number of years. Gary enjoys helping the Sheriff’s Office with court days and housing prisoners. Gary is active with community events including hunter safety classes and archery classes. Gary also host’s a women’s shoot, which provides instruction and training to the women of the community on the safe use of firearms.
Transport Deputy Casey Cummings Sr.
Casey Cummings Sr. started working for the Bennett County Sheriff's Office in 2012.