Baraboo Police Department

  • Agency: Baraboo Police Department
  • Address: 135 Fourth Street, Baraboo, 53913 WI
  • Chief: Craig Olsen (Chief of Police)
Phone: 608-355-2720
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Baraboo Police Department is located at 135 Fourth Street, Baraboo, 53913 WI. The Chief of Police of the department is Craig Olsen. The Baraboo Police Department phone number is 608-355-2720.

Baraboo Police Department News

IMPORTANT REMINDER: The Baraboo Police Department office will be closed MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018 as we finalize our office move to the new building located at 101 South Boulevard. We may experience intermittent phone outages as well the morning of April 9 as the phone system is brought online. Please call the non-emergency number at 356-4895 if you need to speak with an officer. If there is an emergency, always call 911. Beginning Tuesday, April 10 our office will be open from 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Use the parking lot access off of Lynn Street and come to the Police Department doors. Thank you for your patience as we finalize our move!

Reminder: Application deadline for the patrol officer position is April 20, 2018. Please apply online through the city website: www.cityofbaraboo.com. Thanks!

Informational Press Release regarding the Start by Believing public awareness campaign. #StartByBelieving

The Baraboo Police Department is recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in several ways. Members of the BPD SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) and BPD administration have lead the way for the department as we take part in a nationwide campaign called Start by Believing. Also, magnets will be displayed on squad cars that state NO MORE and call for working together to end domestic violence and sexual assault. Please stop in to the Baraboo Police Dept. to pick up a ribbon in our lobby. (note April 10, 2018 we will be operating out of our new location at 101 S. Blvd.)#StartByBelieving

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. As such, Chief Mark Schauf, and other community partners, have come together to take part in a nationwide public awareness campaign called Start by Believing. Watch as Chief Schauf reads the proclamation for the Baraboo Police Department. #StartByBelieving

UPDATE: AS OF 10:35 AM WARREN STREET AND 8TH STREET ARE OPEN. Thank you for your patience. At 9:30 AM this morning, Monday, March 19, 2018 flaggers will be stopping traffic at the intersection of 8th Street and Barker and 8th Street and East. This is to take a tree down and remove it to Warren Street. Once the tree is on Warren, Warren Street will be shut down from 8th to 9th Streets for approximately an hour for tree disposal.

Can anyone identify the subject in this photo? Officers would like to speak with this subject reference an ongoing investigation. Please contact 608-356-4895 and ask for Detective Jeff Shimon or contact the Crime Stopper tip line, 1-888-TIP SAUK. Thank you!

UPDATE: This subject has been identified, thank you for your assistance! Can anyone identify the subject in this photo? The person is wanted for questioning related to a theft. Please contact 608-356-4895 and ask for Officer Jeremy Drexler or contact the Crime Stopper tip line, 1-888-TIP SAUK. Thank you!

WARNING: ATTEMPTED CHECK FRAUD The Baraboo Police Department would like to warn local businesses about fraudulent checks being written where the suspects are using forged temporary Wisconsin ID’s. Local businesses have reported several instances where checks have been fraudulently issued where the suspects were properly identified however the temporary paper ID’s were forged. Suspects have also been stealing and printing checks which may have different types of font on the same check. If you are concerned that a temporary Wisconsin ID is fake, please do not hesitate to call the police. The non-emergency dispatch line is 608-356-4895.

The Baraboo Police Department has the following job opening: Patrol officer - The Baraboo Police Department is looking to fill a vacancy and establish an eligibility list for a patrol officer position. Applications will be accepted through April 20, 2018 at 3 PM. Applications must be submitted online. https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/baraboowi/jobs/1930944/patrol-officer-2018?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

PRESS RELEASE:

The Baraboo Police Department has been made aware of potential threats made in the Baraboo School District on Friday. We have been working closely with the school district and the potential threat was mitigated. There will be additional police presence at the schools today however we do not believe there is a threat at this time.

ALL of College Avenue will be closed until 3:30 PM today due to a water main break.

Welcome home Joe! May you have a swift, full recovery!

Our thoughts go out to our friends at Delton Fire Department at this difficult time. We are hopeful that the injured firefighter will make a full recovery.

Can anyone identify the subjects in these photos? They are wanted for questioning related to a theft of merchandise. Please contact 356-4895 and ask for Officer Jessica Pichler or contact the Crime Stopper tip line, 1-888-TIP SAUK. Thank you!

http://www.wiscnews.com/baraboonewsrepublic/news/local/article_d6db066f-2529-554d-bb86-404141e5441d.html

The 700 block of East Street between 5th and 6th Streets will be closed for approximately an hour for tree removal

Baraboo Police are investigating an incident in the 1100 block of 11th St. There is no threat to the public.

The Baraboo Water Utility will be repairing a water main at the intersection of 3rd Ave & Birch. Birch St will be closed between 2nd Ave & 3rd Ave from 7:00 Am to 3:00 PM today, JANUARY 19, 2018. We might have a little blockage on 3rd Ave for a short period of time.