Open Records

Each year, Wisconsin State Patrol Record Coordinators respond to more than ​10,0000 public records requests. Request fulfillment times vary by post and may take 4-6 weeks. Audio/video footage requests may take longer. Records may include redacted Personal Identifiable Information. Wisconsin State Patrol, public record requests are reviewed and fulfilled based on the requirements of the law and balancing test. Records involving ongoing investigations may not be released.​

Except as otherwise provided by law, any requester has a right to inspect any record.

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Pursuant to Wis. Stat. § 19.33(4), record-keeping authorities must designate a records custodian who is to respond to requests for public records. ​Members of the public may obtain information and access to or copies of Wisconsin State Patrol records by making a request to the records custodian. The designated records custodians for WSP are listed below:​

Wisconsin State Patrol Division Headquarters
Hill Farms State Office Building​
4822 Madison Yards Way, 9th Floor South
Madison, WI 53705
Fax 608-267-4495
Email records request to:

Wisconsin State Patrol Academy
95 South 10th Avenue
Ft. McCoy, WI 54656-5168
Fax 608-269-5681
Email records request to:

Southwest R​egion - ​Deforest Post
911 W North St.
DeForest, WI 53532
608-846-8500, ext. 2
Fax 608-846-8536
Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock and Sauk
Email records request to:

Southwest Region - Tomah Post
23928 Lester McMullen Dr. Tomah, WI 54660
608-846-8500, ext. 2
Fax 608-846-8536
Crawford, Grant, Juneau, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland and Vernon
Email records request

Southeast Region - Waukesha Post
21115 East Moreland Blvd Waukesha WI 53186
262-785-4700 ext. 2013
Fax 262-785-4722
Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha
Email records request to:

Northeast Region - Fond du Lac Post
851 S Rolling Meadows Dr.
Fond du Lac, WI 54937
920-929-3700, ext. 2
Fax 920-929-2770
Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Sheboygan and Winnebago
Email records request to:

North Central Region - Wausau Post​
227301 Shrike Ave.
Wausau, WI 54401
715-845-1143, ext. 2
Fax (715) 848-9255
Adams, Florence, Forest, Green Lake, Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Menominee, Oneida, Portage, Price, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood
Email records request to:

Northwest Region - Eau Claire Post
5005 STH 53 South
Eau Claire, WI 54701
715-839-3800, ext. 2
Fax 715-839-3841
Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, St. Croix and Trempealeau
Email records request to:

Northwest Region - Spooner Post
7102 Green Valley Rd.
Spooner WI 54801
715-635-2141, ext. 2
Fax 715-635-6373
Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor and Washburn
Email records request to:​