Clint Seltzner

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Service Record

Dane County Wisconsin Sheriff's Office

Rank Detective
Salary $94,119 (2017)[1]
Last Known Status Active


2012 Valor Award

On July 12, 2011, Seltzner and other deputies responded to a call of shots fired at a hotel. The shooter advanced towards and fired at the officers, who returned fire. The deputies administered aid to the shooter, who survived his injuries.[2]

On April 25, 2012, the deputies were given Valor Awards.[2]

2017 Life Saving Award

In 2017, Seltzner and other deputies received the Life Saving Award.[3]

2018 Exceptional Service Award

In April 2017, investigators from the Middleton Police Department and Dane County Sheriff's Office located and apprehended a homicide suspect.[4]

In 2018, Seltzner and other officers received the Exceptional Service Award from the Middleton Police Department.[4]

2019 Special Teams Response Award

On June 7, 2019, Seltzner and other deputies received a Special Teams Response Award following an incident with "an armed and barricaded homicide suspect".[5]

Incident Reports

2022 Death of Carlos Jimenez

On October 23, 2022, police received a report that Jimenez had threatened a woman with a gun earlier in the day. Seltzner encountered Jimenez, who was carrying "a gold and silver colored cylinder or tubular object... which [Seltzner] believed was a gun". Jimenez raised the object up, prompting Seltzner to fire on Jimenez.[6]

Officers rendered aid. Jimenez died at the scene.[7]

A handgun was found near Jimenez's body.[6]

Response Timeline

Seltzner was placed on administrative leave.[7]

An investigation will be conducted by an independent agency, which is required under state law for incidents where a person dies during an encounter with a police officer. The state Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) opened an investigation.[7]

On February 3, 2023, the District Attorney announced that they would not file charges against Seltzner.[6]

LEO Ratings


  1. Clint Seltzner, Deputy Sheriff, County of Dane, govSalaries
  2. 2.0 2.1 Amber Gerber, Sheriff's Dept. awards its heroes, Herald-Independent, 2012-05-22
  3. Annual Report, Dane County Sheriff's Office, 2017
  4. 4.0 4.1 Annual Report, Middleton Police Department, 2018
  5. Annual Report, Dane County Sheriff's Office, 2019
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Daniela Jaime, Dane County Sheriff's detective won't face charges in fatal village of Oregon shooting, Wisconsin State Journal, 2023-02-04
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 UPDATE: Officer Involved Critical Incident Investigation in Dane County, Wis., Wisconsin Department of Justice, 2022-10-31