Bradley R. WentlandtPolice Chief
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.
David M. PatrickAssistant Chief
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.
Michael D. BrunnerCaptain / Dayshift CommanderCaptain Michael Brunner has been with the department since 1988. Prior to coming to Greenfield , he served as a Police Officer in both Edgerton and Evansville for 4 years.
In addition to his other duties, Captain Brunner is responsible for the department’s Community Service Officer program and supervisors the Unified Tactical Training Team as well as the Honor Guard.
Captain Brunner earned an Associate Degree in Police Science from Blackhawk Technical College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and Criminal Justice (Cum Laude) from Upper Iowa University. He is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Staff and Command and the Police Executive Research Forum, Senior Management Institute for Police.
Sean J. LichtCaptain / Earlyshift Commander
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, Commander of the Hostage Negotiation Team and supervises the Property and Evidence function.
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 has earned the designation of Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class #264.
Ray RadakovichCaptain / Lateshift Commander
Captain Ray Radakovich started his career with the Greenfield Police Department in 1994. He has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, SWAT Team member / Team Leader, Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant. 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 holds an Associate’s Degree in Police Science from Waukesha Technical College and a Bachelor’s Degree (with Honors) in Business Management and Leadership from Wisconsin Lutheran College. He 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.
Jay A. JohnsonCaptain/Emergency Management Coordinator
Captain Jay Johnson began his career with the department in 1992 after serving with the Town of Brookfield Police Department for 2 years. Captain Johnson coordinates all department training. He was named Training Coordinator of the Year for 2011 by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Training Officers Association. He is a certified defensive tactics, firearms, vehicle contacts and Taser instructor. Captain Johnson was one of the department's 1st canine handlers and was instrumental in the development and formation of the Canine Unit. He served as supervisor of the Canine Unit from 2001 to 2011.
Captain Johnson received his associate degree in Police Science from Waukesha County Technical College and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He has also earned the designation of Certified Public Manager from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Heather ZagorskiOffice Supervisor
Heather Zagorski is the Office Supervisor and Administrative Communications Coordinator. She served as the Police Clerk in the Detective Bureau for several years with subsequent promotions to Administrative Assistant and Office Supervisor. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.
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.