Police Department

Butler Police Department

The Butler Police Department strives to provide impartial, ethical, and professional law enforcement services in an efficient and effective manner. The Police Department works cooperatively with members of the community, surrounding communities, and surrounding law-enforcement agencies to preserve peace, reduce fear, and ensure the safety and protection of those who reside, work, visit, or travel through Butler.

OUR MISSION: The Butler Police Department is dedicated to preserving and promoting public peace, security and safety for all we serve.  Our mandate is to do so with integrity, excellence, respect and courage while holding ourselves to the highest ethical standards.

The Butler Police Department has 9 sworn officers and is led by Chief David Wentlandt. In addition to sworn officers, a non-sworn clerical assistant assists officers in providing 24 hours, 7 days a week coverage in the Village.

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Contact: Police Chief David Wentlandt, dwentlandt@butlerwi.gov, PH: 262-781-2431


Home Vacation Check Program
Instruction on obtaining an accident report
Open Records Request Form
Citizen Complaint Form
Night Parking Regulations

Online Court/Police Citation Payments
Public Safety Committee
Municipal Court
Employment Opportunities


Helpful Links:
Wisconsin Department of Justice

Wisconsin Crime Prevention Practitioners Association


Village of Butler PD Use of Force Policy