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​)​​

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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 for the 66th Recruit Class​​

The State Patrol is currently hiring troopers and inspectors! Men and women from all cultural and educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is January 12, 2020.

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