Police Department


As the Chief of Police for the Village of Shorewood Police Department, it is my privilege and honor to serve the department and the community in this role. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our website and provide you with a brief introduction to our department.

The Village of Shorewood Police Department is a progressive, community-oriented agency, serving a community of approximately 13,400 residents. The Department consists of 25 sworn officers and 4 civilian employees who are committed to providing the highest quality of police service in a professional and courteous manner.

Our Department takes great pride in being a community-orientated police department. We recognize that maintaining a safe community is only possible because of a strong and valued relationship between our department and the citizens of the Village of Shorewood.

Because of citizen cooperation and involvement, the Village of Shorewood Police Department is able to more effectively protect and serve the people who live, work, and visit our community.

As you visit this website, it is my hope that you will become more familiar with the Village of Shorewood Police Department. Thank you for your visiting our website and I hope you find the information to be interesting and of value. I sincerely welcome any comments, suggestions, or questions about our police department or this website.

Heather N. Wurth

Chief of Police


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