Shawano Police Department

  • Agency: Shawano Police Department
  • Address: 125 S Sawyer Street, Shawano, 54166 WI
  • Chief: Ed Whealon (Chief of Police)
Phone: 715-524-4545
Fax: 715-524-2786

Shawano Police Department is located at 125 S Sawyer Street, Shawano, 54166 WI. The Chief of Police of the department is Ed Whealon. The Shawano Police Department phone number is 715-524-4545.

Shawano Police Department News

Officer Hoffman recently visited Bullfrogs & Butterflies Childcare Center and Little Blessings Childcare Center to visit with the children. It looks like all had a great time. Engaging the community, especially our children, is a priority for us. Great job Brandy. - Chief Dan Mauel

Congratulations Shane! - Chief Dan Mauel

Media Release: On Monday, October 30, 2017, the Menominee Tribal Police Department received a complaint of a suspicious package located in a child's Halloween candy. A small yellow Ziploc type baggy containing crystalline powder was located. The crystalline powder tested positive for methamphetamine (a.k.a Meth). The parent reported the children Trick or Treated in the Keshena area on the Menominee Indian Reservation. The Menominee Tribal Police Department is asking the community to check their children’s Halloween candy thoroughly. If anything suspicious is located please contact the Menominee Tribal Police Department at 715-799-3881, or your local authorities. Once all Halloween candy is checked, we STRONGLY encourage parents to dispose of their children’s Halloween candy. Detective Joshua Lawe

Halloween is fast approaching. Check out some safety tips for the trick-or-treaters below. We encourage everyone to have a safe, enjoyable evening. DRIVERS: Please be alert for pedestrians. Slow down, stay alert and put your phones away. Happy Halloween. - Chief Dan Mauel

Wisconsin Drug Take Day is Saturday, October 28 from 10 am - 2 pm. Bring your unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter drugs to Bonduel, Tigerton or Stockbridge-Munsee Police Departments. There will be people at those locations to assist you. You may also drop them anytime at Shawano Police Department's drop box located just inside our entrance. BRING Prescription (controlled and non-controlled) Over-the-counter medications Ointments, patches, non-aerosol sprays, and inhalers Creams, vials, and pet medications DO NOT BRING Illegal drugs, needles/sharps, or aerosol cans Bio-hazardous materials Mercury thermometers or personal care products Household hazardous waste

Congratulations Lt. Rabideau. A well deserved promotion. - Chief Dan Mauel

On Thursday, October 5th, Shawano County, WI Emergency Management sponsored "Safeguard Your Business From Disaster." Officers Thaves and Johnson along with K9 Caryk attended the event. Great job by our officers and Shawano County Emergency Management. - Chief Dan Mauel

K9 Caryk and his handler, Officer Thaves attended training this last week in Michigan. K9 Caryk was recertified in the areas of narcotics, handler protection and tracking.

The SPD is asking for our Facebook community to assist in identifying this person. Please feel free to private message us or contact our department at 715-524-4545. Thank you.

Good morning everybody, we are looking to identify this suspect in a recent burglary. If anybody can assist contact Officer Bunt at 715-524-4545 reference case P17-6556. Thanks in advance.

We would like to introduce Officer Michelle Kamba and Officer Sam Ferg-Meshnick. Both officers were formally sworn in yesterday at a small ceremony held with city officials and the officers' family and friends. Welcome to the SPD family.

UPDATE: We have located the vehicle based on a tip that was provided. Good Morning. Officer Ruen is looking to identify this driver and vehicle. They were involved in a hit and run property adjacent to highway incident in the City of Shawano. Thank you in advance for your help!

Safe Haven of Shawano County is offering two self-defense classes in October for women and teen girls. See the flyer for registration details. Thanks Stacey Cicero and Safe Haven for all you do!

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, officers were dispatched to Sturgeon Park for an anonymous complaint of suspicious activity. The caller reported a possible drug transaction and provided descriptions of the people involved. Officer Thaves and K9 Caryk responded to investigate. Lt. Rabideau and Officers Kamba and Stange also responded. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 29-year-old Clintonville man. Officer Thaves and K9 Caryk were instrumental in locating 12.8 grams of methamphetamine along with numerous items of drug paraphernalia. The man was booked into the Shawano County Jail and subsequently charged by the DA’s Office with the following: Obstructing an officer, possession with intent to sell methamphetamine on or near a park, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and 12 counts of bail jumping. Great job by Officers Thaves, Kamba, Stange, Lt. Rabideau and K9 Caryk. We especially thank the citizen who took the time to call. – Chief Dan Mauel

Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters of the Clintonville Police Department as they mourn the loss of K-9 Chero. Rest In Peace.

Do not become a victim. If it sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.

Bring the kids to the Shawano Hawks! practice field for the Shawano Optimists Tri-Star Football Skills Competition. Fun for all and then stay and cheer on our Shawano Hawks football team to another victory. Details below.

Wishing everyone a safe and happy Labor Day.

We send our deepest condolences to Doug's family and friends. Kind, compassionate, generous and especially humble are just a few of the words that describe a man who always put family and his community first. The Shawano area lost a great man yesterday. Rest easy Doug although we suspect you will stay busy. - Chief Dan Mauel