The Linn County Sheriff’s Office is saddened to hear of the passing of Sheriff Paul Filla. Sheriff Filla served in Law Enforcement beginning in 2001 as a Deputy Sheriff, he served in that capacity until January 2009 when he was appointed as the LaCygne, Ks. Chief of Police in the Spring of 2009.
Sheriff Filla was then elected to the Office of the Linn County Sheriff and began his term on January 14, 2013, Sheriff Filla proudly served until his retirement in September of 2019. Sheriff Filla touched many lives throughout his career and was considered a friend and mentor to all. Prior to his career in Law Enforcement Sheriff Filla was a proudly serving U.S. Marine, he brought a vast amount of leadership to his position as a law enforcement officer.
Sheriff Filla will be sadly missed by all at the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. We offer our thoughts and prayers to his family.