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

Thank you to all who applied. 

The recruitment window is now closed. Check back for information regarding future recruitment opportunities.

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​)​



It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of K-9 Mater on Friday, August 14 2020 at the age of nine.

We Salute K-9 Mater for his dedicated service to the state of Wi​sconsin. He will be deeply missed by his family and the communities he served for eight years.

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