Wisconsin State Patrol

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Wisconsin State Patrol (WSP) was established in 1939 for the purpose of providing law​ enforcement services in a rapidly changing transpo​rtation environment. Along with that effort, it was recognized from its inception that the WSP would stand ready to provide public safety assistance to local, county and tribal units of government as well as our partner agencies at the state and federal levels.      (​More History​)​​

66th Recruit Class


Superintendent Burrell

Raised in Milwaukee, Burrell graduated with the State Patrol’s 40th recruit class in July of 1990 and began h​is career as a trooper in St.​ Croix County. (Read More​)​

Now hiring Law Enforcement Dispatchers. Applications are due July 19! 


Fulfill a vital role in public safety as a State Patrol Dispatcher! Dispatchers provide emergency communications, critical information, and support services to State Patrol Troopers and Inspectors as well as other law enforcement professionals. Dispatchers work 'behind the scenes' with their skills and technology to help save lives and minimize injuries and property damage.

We are recruiting to fill multiple positions at the at the Traffic Management Center (433 W. St. Paul Avenue, Milwaukee, WI) and Fond du Lac Post (851 Rolling Meadows Dr, Fond du Lac, WI). These positions operate on a 24-hour/ 7-day per week basis.


Now hiring for the 66th Recruit Class. Applications are due August ​16th!


The Wisconsin State Patrol has a proud, 80-year tra​dition of protecting citizens and saving lives while keeping travelers and commerce moving safely. Men and women who embrace challenge and find satisfaction in helping others are strongly encouraged to consider a rewarding career with the State Patrol.

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