Washington Island Police Department

1045 Main Road

P.O. Box 190

Washington Island, WI  54246

Phone (920) 847-2355   Fax (920) 847-2315

E-mail: washingtonislandpd@gmail.com


Our mission, collectively as a department and as individual officers, is to provide an exemplary level of service and protection to the residents and businesses of the Town Of Washington and to all those who may visit, work in, or travel through our community. We will serve the community through professional conduct at all times and the enforcement of criminal and traffic laws without prejudice or bias, with respect for the rights of all people, to assure a safe and secure environment for all.


To provide the environment for the Washington Island Police Department that results in:

• Reduction of crime and fear of crime

• Maximum efficiency

• Enhanced customer service

• Improved public confidence

• Personal and professional growth for employees


The Washington Island Police Department has adopted the following statements of its values:

• Maintain service as our primary goal, while vigorously pursuing those who commit crimes.

• Ensure that community responsiveness and the prevention of crime shall always be the hallmark of this organization.

• Strive to maintain the highest levels of integrity and professionalism in all our members and activities.

• Provide courteous police service with respect for the rights and dignity of all the people we serve.

• Involve the community in all policing activities that directly affect the quality of community life.

• Structure police service in a manner as to reinforce the strengths of the town’s neighborhoods.

• Encourage public input regarding the development of policies that directly affect the quality of neighborhood life.

• Manage our resources carefully and effectively.

• Seek the input of employees into matters that affect job satisfaction and effectiveness.

• Remain committed to a shared and open relationship of involvement with all segments of our community.

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