Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention

The Menasha Police Department has a position that is dedicated to crime reduction and community relations. The Community Liaison works with other Menasha Officers, officers from other police agencies, and a large group of community volunteers to bring crime prevention programs into the community.  Use the links to the left to preview different programs we are using to reduce crime in the community.

Officer Nick Oleszak - Public Information Officer - can be contacted at 920-967-3559 or by Email.
John Wallschlaeger - Community Liaison - can be contacted at 920-967-3549 or by Email.

Officer District Areas

Officers in the City of Menasha work in three patrol zones during their shifts however they are also assigned to an aldermanic district as a direct contact for those living in the district.  This provides a more personal approach in community policing.  Look below to see who is assigned to your district.  You can contact your assigned officers regarding neighborhood watch programs or other community concerns.
Please note:  Officers are not assigned to take calls in these districts.  If you need an officer to respond for a complaint or an emergency, please call the non-emergency number (920) 967-3500 or 911.

Aldermanic Districts
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District 1 (Peach)  To be assigned
District 2 (Orange): Officers Jim Verkuilen (email) and Denton Heidemann (email)
District 3 (Purple): Officers Chris Groeschel (email) and Randy Hill (email)
District 4 (Teal): Officers Tony Edwards (email) and John Abrahamson (email)
District 5 (Blue):  Officers Josh Gallagher (email) and Dan Hoernke (email)
District 6 (Lt Green):    Officers Sara Swenson (email) and Adam Schulz (email)
District 7 (Red): Officer Joel Nelson (email)
District 8 (Green): Officer Matt Spiegel (email) and Shelby Patterson (email)



Check out the print-ready information pamphlets on specific topics to assist you in preventing crime or increasing your safety!


Menasha Police Department 
430 First Street
Menasha, Wisconsin 54952

Phone: 920-967-3500
Fax: 920-967-5145

Office Hours:
Open 24 Hours 


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