The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in the County and is responsible for the protection of life and property within the boundaries of Waukesha County. Waukesha County's Sheriff is appointed by the State of Wisconsin's Governor.
Waukesha County's Sheriff's Department Is the largest law enforcement agency in Waukesha County and is the third largest Sheriff’s Department in the State. Department Maintains a staff of 314 employees with annual budget 26 million dollars. Waukesha County's Sheriff's Department Is the first and only Sheriff’s Department in the state to be accredited by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group.
The Sheriff's Department provides law enforcement service to unincorporated areas of the County or to those jurisdictions that do not maintain full time police service. In addition, the department provides the following specialized services: Drug Enforcement, Canine Support, Identification, Crime Prevention, Tactical Enforcement, Underwater Search and Rescue, Computer Forensic/High Tech Crimes, Polygragh, and Accident Reconstruction.
515 W Moreland Blvd
Phone: (262) 548-7139
Phone: (262) 548-7126
Patrol - Desk
Phone: (262) 548-7122 and (262) 548-7125.