Lieutenant Kim Riggans began her career with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office in June 1999 as a Detention Deputy. In September of 2001, she became dual certified in Law Enforcement. As a deputy, Riggans was assigned to Inmate Housing, Intake/Release, Sentencing, and Field training officer.
Lieutenant Riggans was promoted to Sergeant in June of 2009, assigned as a shift supervisor over the Intake/Release unit and the Juvenile Assessment Center. In 2014 she was promoted to Lieutenant and assigned to Security Services. In 2015 Riggans was transferred to the Inmate Processing Section, where she supervised Intake/Release, Classification, Records, Sentencing/State Desk, Inmate Property/Cashier, Felony & Sex Offender Registration, and she served as the Director of the Juvenile Assessment Center. Additionally, Lt. Riggans assisted in the implementation of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement unit at the Sheriff’s Office.
Lieutenant Riggans earned her Bachelor’s degree in 2009, and has almost completed her Master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Leo University. She has attended numerous advanced training classes, and is an FDLE certified instructor. Lieutenant Riggans recently graduated from Saint Leo University’s Command Officer Management Program. In 2017, she became a Certified Jail Manager through the American Jail Association.
Lieutenant Riggans has served as a subject matter expert on promotional exams for the Pasco Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies in the area. She has served as a member of the agency’s Career Service Appeal Board, and actively participates in charity fundraisers, including the Sheriff’s Shotgun Shootout and the American Cancer Society. Additionally, Lieutenant Riggans is a member of the 6th Circuit Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Committee.