The Kenosha Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard has been in existence for approximately 20 years. In it’s early days it was usually formed on a spur of the moment as the occasion required it. Deputies dressed in their street uniforms and practiced a few days before the event.
After a few years it was realized that the unit needed to portray a more uniform professional image when representing the Sheriff’s Department in official public functions. As a result, proper uniform attire was obtained along with a department flag and permanent members were recruited and formed into a well rehearsed, highly visible, respected unit of the Sheriff’s Department.
Team members have increase over the years in order to have the Honor Guard perform several functions as a flag bearing color guard and an expert rifle team.
Today the Honor Guard participates in: