PIERRE, S.D.- Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today the appointment of Jesse Sondreal, Meade County States Attorney to the Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission. He has been appointed to a two year term effective January 2011. Sondreal replaces Jim Seward of Belle Fourche on the commission.
“Jesse Sondreal is serving his 8th year as the Meade County States Attorney,” said Jackley. “His years of experience in criminal prosecution and public service make him an easy choice for this appointment.”
“I would like to extend a thank you to Jim Seward for his years of service to law enforcement and the people of South Dakota,” said Jackley.
The South Dakota Law Enforcement Standards and Training Commission is a 10 person commission. Seven of the commissioners are appointed by the Attorney General. They represent the South Dakota Highway Patrol, South Dakota Sheriff’s Offices, Police Departments, the State Bar Association, institutes of higher education, the Municipal League, and County Commissioners. The other three commissioners are the Chief Agent from the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation, a regional Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent, and the Attorney General. The Commission sets the training standards and certification process for the South Dakota law enforcement community.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 29, 2010
CONTACT: Sara Rabern, (605) 773-3215