The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office employs 40 full-time Merit Deputies and approximately 20 Reserve Deputies in the Road Division. These deputies are responsible for patrolling the streets of Johnson County, responding to calls for service, completing reports of incidents and crimes, enforcing the laws of the State of Indiana, and maintaining peace and order. There are 4 full-time shifts, with deputies working 12 hour days for maximum coverage. Each shift is supervised by a Lieutenant and Sergeant to help ensure the smooth operation of the Sheriff’s Office patrol responsibilities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Andy Fisher received an associate’s degree from Vincennes University in Law Enforcement in 1999. He then graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in Criminal Justice and Criminology in 2001. Andy began his law enforcement career in March of 2002 when he was hired as a Merit Deputy by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. After graduating the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy he was assigned the road division where he has served throughout his career, attaining the ranks of Sergeant and Lieutenant. Andy is an Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Instructor in Emergency Vehicle Operations. He is also an instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Andy also is an accident investigator, served as a field training officer, and is a member of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office dive team. Andy has received two lifesaving awards and been recognized three times by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for DUI enforcement. In his position as Road Division Commander, Major Fisher oversees the daily operations of the Road Division.