Chief Robert J. Rosch

Welcome to the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association (WCPA) website and our association.

“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual”

-Vince Lombardi

This is a classic message and speaks to the heart of this association. Since 1907, the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association has been providing quality training and assistance to Chiefs of Police, associate members of their command staff, other law enforcement officers, and advisors. Our membership includes law enforcement professionals from many ranks within municipal police agencies, but is also strengthened by our partnerships with many county, state, and federal partners. (Read More).


Lincolnshire, IL seeking a Police Chief

April 20, 2016

Lincolnshire, IL (7,275), a home rule community located in Lake County, Illinois, approximately 34 miles north of downtown Chicago, seeks a progressive, experienced law enforcement executive to serve as its Chief of Police. Lincolnshire is one of the area’s premier suburbs with excellent schools, generous open space area...

Wisconsin DNR to hire 72 part time law enforcement officers

January 30, 2016

The Wisconsin DNR is excited to announce it intends to hire up to 72 part time Park Rangers, Conservation Wardens, and State Forest Rangers across Wisconsin. Wisconsin’s Rangers and Wardens protect our natural resources and those who enjoy them across Wisconsin and in our State Parks and Forests. These part time and sea...

Justice Department Awards More Than $23 Million for Body Worn Camera Pilot Program

September 29, 2015

The Office of Justice Programs has awarded grants totaling more than $23.2 million to 73 local and tribal agencies in 32 states to expand the use of body-worn cameras and explore their impact. The program includes $19.3 million to purchase body-worn cameras, $2 million for training and technical assistance, and $1.9 million...

Protect & Serve Webpage an IACP Presidential Initiative to Help Build Sustainable Community Relationships

February 20, 2015

The Protect and Serve webpage an International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Presidential Initiative, is intended to provide law enforcement officers with the tools and resources they need to help build sustainable community relationships and to educate the public on the role of law enforcement. Through this webpa...

Community Oriented Policing Services Releases Report on Body-Worn Cameras

September 19, 2014

The COPS Office has released Implementing a Body-Worn Camera Program: Recommendations and Lessons Learned, a report that analyzes costs and benefits associated with its use. The Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) produced the report for the COPS Office, conducting research on the use of body-worn cameras, identifying pr...


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