Chief Bradley Wentlandt started his career with the United States Air Force as a Law Enforcement Specialist / Explosive Detector Dog Handler. He served two years with the Wisconsin State Patrol as a Trooper before coming to Greenfield in 1991. Chief Wentlandt earned a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) from Concordia University and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Staff and Command and holds the designation Certified Public Manager (CPM) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Harvard University Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government.
Chief Wentlandt is the Northcentral Region Chair of the State Associations of Chiefs of Police, a division of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and serves as a member of the IACP Guest Speakers Bureau to promote the concepts of 21st Century Policing. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Past President of the Milwaukee County Law Enforcement Executives Association and Vice Chair of the Wisconsin Police Executive Group. In 2014 he was appointed by Governor Walker to the Wisconsin Interoperability Council.
Chief Wentlandt is the founder and coordinator of the Wisconsin Command College, a joint venture of the Department of Justice and the University of Wisconsin. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor, lecturer and Program Coordinator for the University of Wisconsin - Madison Certified Public Manager Program.
Assistant Chief David Patrick has served the Greenfield Police Department since 1988 as a Police Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and Captain. Prior to his appointment to Captain, he served as the supervisor of Dayshift Patrol. Captain Patrick functions as the department Fleet Manager and coordinates the long term capital replacement program. He oversees all department in-service training and community policing functions.
Assistant Chief Patrick conceived and implemented the Department’s Active Shooter Response Plan and has coordinated training for dozens of agencies, bringing together law enforcement and fire personnel in a coordinated response. He received his Associate Degree in Police Science from the Milwaukee Area Technical College and is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Staff and Command and the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Leadership in Police Organizations program.
Captain Sean Licht started his career as a dispatcher for the Oconomowoc Police Department before becoming a police officer for the Town of Brookfield in 1993 where he served six years rising to the rank of lieutenant. He was appointed to the Greenfield Police Department in 1999 where he has served as a hostage negotiator since 2002. Captain Licht serves as the manager of the Emergency Services Dispatch Center and Commander of the Hostage Negotiation Team.
Captain Licht holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Mount Scenario College. He is a graduate of the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Leadership in Police Organizations program and earned the designation of Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Captain Ray Radakovich started his career with the Greenfield Police Department in 1994 after graduating from Waukesha Technical College with an Associate Degree in Police Science. He is a certified firearms instructor and serves as the Department’s “Rangemaster” coordinating all firearms training. He currently serves as the Department’s Critical Incident Commander, coordinating tactical response and critical incident command.
Captain Radakovich is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command, the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Leadership in Police Organizations program and earned the designation of Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is currently completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management through Wisconsin Lutheran College.
Alarm Permits are required by Greenfield Municipal Code (section 10.21(2)a) and are intended to assist the Police Department in protecting your business or residence.
In 1957, beset by continued threats of losing local identity through annexation, the residents of the Town of Greenfield chose to incorporate as a city.
Learn about the many vehicles that make up the Greenfield Police Department fleet.
Consider a donation to the memorial fund as a way of saying thank you to the 14,010 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty during the 20th century.
The Patrol Division consists of an authorized strength of 40 police officers assigned to the day shift, early shift and late shift.
Learn about the Clerical Unit, Dispatch and more.