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​)​​

COVID-19 - Wisconsin

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​)​




​Governor Tony Evers is congratulating 42 new Wisconsin state troopers who recently completed six months of comprehensive training at the State Patrol Academy in Ft. McCoy and are now fulfilling their sworn duties to “serve and protect" the public.

“On behalf of Wisconsin residents and visitors, we salute all our highly-trained public servants who work throughout the year and around the clock to help keep the rest of us safe," Governor Evers said. “The ongoing public health emergency is a powerful reminder of the important and life-saving services provided by our emergency responders. These new state troopers, along with all those who serve in uniform, deserve our full gratitude and support." (Read More)​