Stoughton Police Department

  • Agency: Stoughton Police Department
  • Address: 321 S. Fourth Street, Stoughton, 53589 WI
  • Chief: Patrick O'Connor (Chief of Police)
Phone: (608) 873-3374
Fax: (608) 873-0286

Stoughton Police Department is located at 321 S. Fourth Street, Stoughton, 53589 WI. The Chief of Police of the department is Patrick O'Connor. The Stoughton Police Department phone number is (608) 873-3374.

Stoughton Police Department News

Mr. Hauger has been located safe and sound, thank you!

STOUGHTON POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE RE: Alcohol Compliance Checks On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018, Stoughton Police, in partnership with the Stoughton Wellness Coalition conducted alcohol compliance checks. The compliance checks focused on licensed establishments checking prospective consumers for identification and ensuring the consumer was of the legal drinking age of 21 years. Licensed establishments were sent an educational letter in early March indicating that compliance checks were forth coming and included an ID checking guide. Twenty-one licensed establishments were checked. Fourteen recognized that the prospective consumer was underage. Seven did not and served alcohol to an underage person. Those seven will be issued citations for Serving Alcohol to Underage Person. If you would like more information regarding community alcohol or drug issues, be sure to attend the Stoughton Wellness Coalition town hall meeting next Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 at the Stoughton Fire Department from 6pm-8pm. More information is available at: Gregory Leck Chief of Police By Lieutenant Daniel Jenks

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PSA from our Public Works Department: Due to the unseasonably cold weather in April, Public Works has extended the Leaf Collection program until Monday, May 7th. Please keep the leaf pile separated from the brush. Reminder, Brush Collection is Monday, April 23rd.

The SCA Dance Company just brightened our Friday night! Thanks so much for your kind words and terrific treats.

Most every weekend, Police departments the area will be participating in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaigns. Don’t allow someone else to get behind the wheel impaired. You could be saving their life or someone else’s. Please drive SAFE, SOBER, and ALERT!

Salute to our wonderful dispatchers as we continue to celebrate National Telecommunicator Week! #ThankYou911 #Iam911 #ThinGoldLine

Thanks for their commitment to keeping us safe. Dispatchers are generally the first voice that a person hears when they are in crisis and need help fast! Whether it's fast response to 911 calls, patrol initiated calls, EMS, FIRE, or general calls, our dispatchers are quick to assess and get HELP GOING. Dispatchers, thank you for all you do! Happy NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS WEEK! We are proud of all of you. ~

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Yes you can do the same here at the Stoughton PD. We are open 24/7/365. Thanks Middleton PD for your excellent suggestions: "Safe Zone" Craigslist, eBay, Facebook and many other websites are great tools for finding good deals, but can also be dangerous if not handled wisely. Besides the possibility of scams and fraudulent transactions, there are also isolated incidents of buyers and sellers of internet transactions that end up being victims of crimes like robbery, theft and assault when they meet in person to complete the transaction. To help citizens complete these transactions safely, the Middleton Police Department highly recommends meeting in a highly visible, public place and is offering up its lobby as a "safe zone" for buyers and sellers of internet transactions to meet to complete their deals. People do not need to ask permission or make an appointment to use the lobby for this purpose. Weapons are NOT allowed in the police department. The Middleton Police Department always has someone on duty in the building and the lobby is open 24 hours a day, every day and is under video surveillance for added protection. If the other person does not want to meet at the police department, or another public place, there is a good possibility that something isn't right and you should probably avoid completing the transaction. If you are unable to meet at the police department and chose another location to complete internet transactions, help protect yourself by remembering these tips when meeting someone for the first time: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Do not meet in a secluded place or invite strangers into your home. Insist on a public meeting place like a cafe, bank, or shopping center. Be especially careful buying & selling high value items. Take your cell phone with you. Tell a friend or family member where you are going. Consider having someone with you. Trust your instincts.

Happy Saint Patrick's Day! We are particpating in a county wide effort to reduce impaired driving and will have additional staff on focusing on just that. Be green and be safe!

Join us in today in congratulating Dispatcher Mary Lincoln on her retirement. Mary started with us on March 1st, 2006, and worked exclusively on dispatching our second shift for the past twelve years. Mary had previously dispatched in Watertown, Stephenson County Sheriff's Department (Illinois) and Brodhead. Mary served as a trainer for us, teaching new dispatchers the "ropes". Mary had a reputation of keeping her cool while dispatching in tense situations. Cheers! Here is to the next chapter.

STOUGHTON POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE RE: Drug Investigation Case # 2018-082792 On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, at approximately 8:05 am, Stoughton Police along with the Dane County Sheriff’s Department and the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice executed a search warrant in the 500 block of South Seventh Street in the City of Stoughton. A three month intensive investigation precluded the warrant issuance that revealed various illegal drugs were being sold at the residence. During the search warrant execution, illegal drugs, firearms and cash were located. The following were arrested and booked into the Dane County Jail on drug related charges: Johntile Alexander, age 34 of Stoughton Seky Daniel, age 27, of Fitchburg Keshia Graham, age 42, of Stoughton Eric Woods, age 19, of Stoughton The investigation is continuing. Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicity, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. Gregory Leck Chief of Police By Lieutenant Daniel Jenks

Now canceled 3.7.18 Snow Emergency Declared! Monday, March 5, 2018 @ 2:30 PM Parking will start on the even side tonight. (Midnight to 8:00 AM)

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Public Service Announcement: PUBLIC MEETING RECONSTRUCTION OF COUNTY HIGHWAY N (CTH A to US 51) CITY OF STOUGHTON, TOWN OF DUNKIRK March 20, 2018 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The reconstruction of CTH N from its intersection with CTH A northerly to its intersection with US 51, located in the City of Stoughton and the Town of Dunkirk, Dane County, Wisconsin will be discussed at a public informational meeting. The meeting will be held on Tuesday March 20, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the City of Stoughton Fire Department, in the Training Room at 401 East Main Street, Stoughton Wisconsin 53589. Reconstruction of CTH N is being proposed to include the following improvements: CTH A to Hanson Road – widen roadbed to provide 40’ pavement width, extend sidewalk to connect with new sidewalk on East Academy Street (part of City of Stoughton project), extend and repair storm sewer, extend curb and gutter and construct new asphaltic driving surface. Hanson Road to US 51 – extend and repair storm sewer, spot replacement of concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk and driveways, handicap ramps and removal and replacement of asphaltic driving surface. During construction CTH N between CTH A and US 51 will be closed to thru traffic. A detour route will be posted for traffic during this time. Access to residences and businesses located in the closed area will be maintained. Work is scheduled to start in the spring and will take approximately two months to complete. The purpose of the meeting is to present the preliminary road construction plans, discuss the project schedule and gather public input. Any comments that may be of interest to the project design team are welcome. A presentation of the project will be made at 6:00 p.m. Interested persons are invited to stop by at their convenience. Representatives from Dane County will be available to discuss the project details, address comments, and answer questions. Displays showing the proposed project will be available for viewing. Persons with a concern or knowledge about historic buildings and structures and archaeological sites are encouraged to attend this meeting or provide comments to Dane County. For more information about the project, contact Dane County Highway Engineer Greggar Petersen at (608) 266-9081 or

So sometimes working the weekend is a drag.......not today. Jordan and Elizabeth brought in girl scout cookies for us. Thank you!

The current threat indicating that "SHS" is in danger, is being investigated nationally by law enforcement. There is no indication the threat was or is directed at our local High School.

The Stoughton Police Department's Honor Guard Unit presented the colors during the opening ceremony at the 2018 Wisconsin Chief of Police Association's Mid-Winter Training Conference on February 12th. The conference registered over 400 attendees. The presentation by very well received!