Village of Butler Police Department

Village of Butler Police Department Welcome to the official Village of Butler Police Department page. The Butler Police Department provides services to the Village of Butler which has approximately 1,841 residents and 925 households in addition to several commercial and industrial businesses.

The Village resides in Waukesha County on the border with Milwaukee County. The village is bordered by the City of Milwaukee, Village of Wauwatosa, City of Brookfield, and Village of Menomonee Falls. The Department is currently staffed by an Administrative Assistant, a Chief, a Captain, and 6 Patrol Officers.

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The Village resides in Waukesha County on the border with Milwaukee County. The village is bordered by the City of Milwaukee, Village of Wauwatosa, City of Brookfield, and Village of Menomonee Falls. The Department is currently staffed by an Administrative Assistant, a Chief, a Captain, and 6 Patrol Officers.

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Operating as usual

11/04/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 10/24 - 10/30

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10/25 – Chief Wentlandt observed a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot of the Amoco gas station. Contact was made with a male occupant who had been smoking ma*****na. Drugs and drug paraphernalia were located. The subject became uncooperative and resistive. An electronic control weapon was deployed and the subject was taken into custody without further incident. He was transported to the jail.

10/25 – Officer Ratzlaff assisted Menomonee Falls Police Department with a fight that occurred on W Silver Spring Dr at Lilly Rd.

10/26 – Officer Boyle responded to a report of a suspicious person. One man found walking up several residential driveways onto private property. A vehicle was located that the man arrived in, and contained tools consistent with cutting and stealing catalytic converters. He was arrested for prowling.

10/27 – Officer Fus took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter at a business in the 12700 block of W Silver Spring Dr.

10/28 – Officer Schmitz took a delayed report of retail theft from Kwik Trip. A suspect was identified and a citation was issued.

10/29 – Officer Fus took a fraud complaint. A woman provided her debit card information over the phone to a scammer.

10/30 – Officer Schmitz took a report of harassment. A man’s cousin was sending him harassing and threatening text messages.

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11/03/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 10/17 - 10/23

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10/17 – Captain Zalewski responded to a residence for a report of a roommate that drank too much. They were transported to the hospital.

10/17 – Officer Boyle took a complaint of a prowler/attempted vehicle entry.

10/17 – Officers assisted Menomonee Falls Police Department with an incident at Davians.

10/19 – Officer Boyle took a report of a juvenile problem. A child racked up $186.00 in games/in-app purchases on his mother’s iPhone. The juvenile was educated.

10/20 – Officer Boyle took delayed reports of retail theft from Kwik Trip.

10/21 – Officer Fus responded to a woman experiencing a crisis. Resources were provided.

10/21 – A crash occurred in the area of N 124th St and W Lancaster Ave.

10/21 – Officer Knapp conducted a field interview on an occupied vehicle. Ma*****na was located inside of the vehicle. Citations were issued.

10/23 – A fire occurred in an apartment on W Hampton Ave. There were no injuries.

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***Please help us congratulate and welcome Police Officer Nicholas Schmitz! Officer Schmitz was hired and sworn in last ...
11/02/2021

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Please help us congratulate and welcome Police Officer Nicholas Schmitz! Officer Schmitz was hired and sworn in last week. He began his field training on second shift.

If you see him around the Village, say hello!

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Today is National First Responders Day, dedicated to the selfless acts of all first responders such as police officers, ...
10/29/2021

Today is National First Responders Day, dedicated to the selfless acts of all first responders such as police officers, firefighters, paramedic/EMTs, nurses, medical personnel, and 911 dispatchers who help protect our community.

Your Village of Butler Police Officers are here for you 24/7. We appreciate the outstanding support we receive here in Butler... We couldn't do it without you all!

#NationalFirstRespondersDay2021

Today is National First Responders Day, dedicated to the selfless acts of all first responders such as police officers, firefighters, paramedic/EMTs, nurses, medical personnel, and 911 dispatchers who help protect our community.

Your Village of Butler Police Officers are here for you 24/7. We appreciate the outstanding support we receive here in Butler... We couldn't do it without you all!

#NationalFirstRespondersDay2021

***Wisconsin’s Drug Take Back Day is finally here! Join us in the fight against prescription painkiller abuse and bring ...
10/23/2021
Opioids

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Wisconsin’s Drug Take Back Day is finally here! Join us in the fight against prescription painkiller abuse and bring in your unwanted prescriptions today! Butler PD is accepting medications 9:00am - 12:00pm.

Visit the link to find a disposal site near you!#TakeBackWI www.doseofrealitywi.gov

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Opioids are a class of drugs that include pain relievers available legally by prescription, synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, and the illegal drug he**in.

10/20/2021

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Butler PD Roll Call! 10/10 – 10/16

10/10 – Captain Herpin responded with the fire department to a report of a dumpster fire. It was discovered that the fire was actually a large cinderblock pit in a backyard. The fire department dismantled the pit. Captain Herpin observed a suspicious female run into a business upon his arrival. She was located and had a Department of Corrections warrant for her arrest. She was transported to the jail.

10/11 – Officer Boyle assisted Wauwatosa Police Department with a fleeing retail theft from their Home Depot. The vehicle was located and stopped. Occupants were taken into custody.

10/11 – A man reported receiving threatening text messages from an unknown person.

10/12 – A crash occurred on Silver Spring Rd near DPW. A vehicle was found abandoned after crashing into a barricade at the dead end.

10/15 – Officer Fus took a report of a probation rule violation.

10/16 – A woman came to the police department for assistance in disposing of C4 located in her friend’s residence in Milwaukee. MCSO Explosive Ordnance Disposal was contacted.

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***Getting rid of unused prescription medications? Don’t flush them! These substances can contaminate our water supply.D...
10/18/2021

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Getting rid of unused prescription medications? Don’t flush them! These substances can contaminate our water supply.

Dispose of them properly; Butler PD is participating in Drug Take Back Day on October 23, 9:00am - 12:00pm. #TakeBackWI www.doseofrealitywi.gov

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Getting rid of unused prescription medications? Don’t flush them! These substances can contaminate our water supply.

Dispose of them properly; Butler PD is participating in Drug Take Back Day on October 23, 9:00am - 12:00pm. #TakeBackWI www.doseofrealitywi.gov

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10/18/2021
Attempted Entry to Auto Suspect

At approximately 3:18am on Sunday morning, October 17th, the suspect in this video was out prowling on the dead end of Detrie Ct. Another incident of prowling occurred around 4am on Lucille Ln. involving a different suspect. These incidents were discovered after the fact, and no suspicious people were observed by officers working at the time. It's a long shot, but if you know this suspect, please call us.
No actual vehicle break in's or auto thefts have been reported to us over the weekend. This shows the importance of locking your vehicles and not keeping valuables in view. Please call us if you observe suspicious behavior such as this anytime of the day or night. We are proud of our close partnership with our citizen's and those visiting Butler to help keep our community safe!

***Wisconsin's next Drug Take Back Day is October 23, and Butler PD will be participating 9:00am - 12:00pm. But you don'...
10/13/2021

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Wisconsin's next Drug Take Back Day is October 23, and Butler PD will be participating 9:00am - 12:00pm. But you don't need to wait until then to dispose of unused medications.

Our lobby has a permanent drug drop box for the public during normal business hours. Or you can visit: www.doseofrealitywi.gov to find a disposal site near you. #TakeBackWI #doseofreality

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Wisconsin's next Drug Take Back Day is October 23, and Butler PD will be participating 9:00am - 12:00pm. But you don't need to wait until then to dispose of unused medications.

Our lobby has a permanent drug drop box for the public during normal business hours. Or you can visit: www.doseofrealitywi.gov to find a disposal site near you. #TakeBackWI #doseofreality

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10/12/2021

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Butler PD Roll Call! 10/3 – 10/9

10/3 – Officer Biermann responded to a report of a trespassing at a residence on Lucille Ln. A shadowed figure was seen opening a resident’s front door and then leaving on foot.

10/3 – Officer Boyle took a report of drugs located inside of a storage unit.

10/3 – Captain Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. Various drugs and drug paraphernalia were located inside. The operator and passenger were arrested, and later released with citations.

10/3 – Captain Herpin and Captain Zalewski responded to Butler Skateland for a disorderly patron. A woman yelled at security and kicked one in the leg with skates on. The woman then fled the business while wearing their rental skates. She was located in the area of N 124th St at W Silver Spring Dr. The business declined to pursue charges. The skates were returned and she was banned from the business.

10/4 – Officer Boyle took a report of criminal damage to property. Graffiti was located on the community building at the park.

10/6 – A woman called regarding a suspicious man pacing back and forth in front of her business on W Hampton Ave. Contact was attempted on the man who eventually left the village on foot.

10/7 – A crash occurred on N 132nd St at W Hampton Ave. A truck struck a utility pole, causing a power and internet outage.

10/8 – A man called to report a vehicle pulling up to his home, and a man exiting and taking a photo of his home. The caller followed the man to a restaurant where he confront the subject as he entered the restaurant. It was discovered that the subject delivered food to his neighbor’s home, and took a photograph of the food for proof of delivery.

10/9 – Officers responded to Butler Skateland for a report of two disorderly females that were denied entry to the business. They were denied entry based on the business’s rules related to age and guardians, and became confrontational and argumentative. They were escorted off of the property and eventually left after being picked up.

10/9 – Captain Herpin assisted City of Brookfield with a mutual aid request for a car/pedestrian crash on W Capitol Dr.

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***Patrol Officer Dustin Biermann resigned from the police department effective 10-8-2021. Dustin was a tremendous asset...
10/11/2021

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Patrol Officer Dustin Biermann resigned from the police department effective 10-8-2021. Dustin was a tremendous asset to our department. He's left law enforcement to pursue a new career in helping veterans. Dustin himself is a Marine Corps veteran.

We wish you success on your new path, Dusty! You will be missed.

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Patrol Officer Dustin Biermann resigned from the police department effective 10-8-2021. Dustin was a tremendous asset to our department. He's left law enforcement to pursue a new career in helping veterans. Dustin himself is a Marine Corps veteran.

We wish you success on your new path, Dusty! You will be missed.

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10/04/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 9/26 – 10/2

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9/27 – A crash occurred on W Hampton Ave at N 125th St.

9/27 – Chief Wentlandt took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from work truck at a business on W Arden Pl.

9/28 – Captain Herpin responded to an address for a subject experiencing a crisis. He was provided resources.

9/28 – Captain Herpin assisted Milwaukee Police Department with a hit and run crash that occurred in the area of W Hampton Ave at N 124th St.

9/28 – Officers responded to a wellbeing check at Elite Auto on N 125th St. An employee was found to be highly intoxicated and sleeping outside. He was also found to be on probation. The probation hotline was contacted and he was instructed to contact his agent first thing in the morning. He slept it off inside of the shop.

9/30 – Officer Fus took a report of threats via text message.

10/2 – Officer Fus responded to a report of an intoxicated man that entered his wife’s home, whom he is separated from, to sleep on the couch. She did not wish to pursue charges, and he was escorted off of the property.

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09/29/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 9/19 - 9/25

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9/19 – Officer Ratzlaff took a report of entry to auto/attempted vehicle theft. A vehicle’s window had been smashed and steering column was stripped.

9/20 – Officer Boyle took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle.

9/20 – Captain Herpin took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from a vehicle.

9/20 – Captain Herpin met with a subject at the police department experiencing a crisis. Mental health affiliates were contacted and assessed the subject. He was found to have several warrants for his arrest. He was cleared by the affiliates, arrested and transported to the jail.

9/20 – Captain Herpin took a report of fraud involving counterfeit. A couple sold a vehicle for cash, and upon depositing the cash into their bank’s ATM, a single $100 bill was rejected. It was found to be counterfeit.

9/21 – Captain Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator had warrants through Cudahy and St Francis. He was arrested and later released after signing PR bonds.

9/21 – Captain Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator had a warrant through Ozaukee County. She was arrested and transported to jail.

9/22 – Officer Boyle took a report of criminal damage to property. Unknown persons attempted to cut a catalytic converter before being scared off by an employee from a neighboring business.

9/22 – Captain Herpin took a delayed report of fraud. A business owner reported a customer’s wire transfer being intercepted from Mexico, resulting in monetary loss.

9/23 – Captain Zalewski responded to a crash in the 5100 block of N 126th St.

9/23 – Officer Biermann responded to a dispute at a residence. The parties were separated for the evening.

9/24 – Officer Fus assisted City of Brookfield Police Department with a man experiencing a crisis.

9/25 – Officer Ratzlaff responded to Butler Skateland for a dispute that occurred on the street. A man was arrested and transported to jail.

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09/28/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 9/12 - 9/18

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9/12 – Officer Boyle responded to a report of a panhandler at Kwik Trip. The subject was gone upon arrival.

9/12 – Officer Boyle took a delayed report of a burglary that occurred to a business in the 4700 block of N 125th St. A former employee stole several tools, that were later recovered.

9/12 – Captain Herpin took a report of harassment. A man was receiving harassing and threatening emails and text messages from his cousin.

9/12 – Captain Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driving recklessly, spinning out on W Hampton Ave. The operator was found to be impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for OWI first offense. After a blood draw, he was released to a responsible party.

9/12 – Officers responded to a report of a suspicious person at Amoco gas station. An employee reported a man was in the bathroom that appeared to be under the influence of drugs, that had later been escorted out of the bathroom by a female. They were located inside of a disabled vehicle on N 125th St parked facing the wrong way in traffic. It was discovered that the vehicle was involved in a crash in an alleyway nearby. The male subject initially provided false identification. His true identity was discovered and he had a warrant through Department of Corrections. Drug paraphernalia was located on the female subject. Both were arrested and the vehicle was towed.

9/13 – Officer Ratzlaff took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter from a work vehicle.

9/13 – Officer Boyle took a report of a suspicious person. A woman said a man had followed her to work.

9/13 – Captain Herpin responded to a report of harassment. A man reported a known subject driving by his shop and yelling at his son, making threats. It was discovered that the subject and the man’s son had several interactions prior to this.

9/14 – Captain Herpin took a report of animal abuse. A man was seen on surveillance footage violently striking his dog. A citation as issued and the report was forwarded to the Waukesha County Humane Officer.

9/14 – Captain Herpin took a report of threats. A woman said her ex-boyfriend was threatening her.

9/14 – Officers responded to an address for a report of an overdose. A man was found unconscious and not breathing. Narcan was administered and the man was revived. He was transported to the hospital for treatment and additional resources.

9/16 – Officers responded to a report of disorderly conduct outside of a residence.

9/17 – Officer Knapp conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and ma*****na was located inside. The operator was arrested and later released with citations.

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09/15/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 9/5 – 9/11

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9/5 – Officers responded to a report of an altercation between a customer and a Door Dash delivery driver, where one party threw the food in the other party’s face. It was discovered that the customer accepted two orders of food, instead of only his own order. When the driver returned to get the wrongfully delivered order, an altercation ensued.

9/6 – Captain Herpin conducted a traffic stop and the operator had warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to jail.

9/6 – Captain Herpin observed a vehicle illegally parked in a handicap parking space at Kwik Trip without a placard. Ma*****na was observed in plain view. The operator exited the store. Drugs and drug paraphernalia were located inside of the vehicle. She was arrested before being released with citations.

9/8 – A man requested extra patrols at his place of work due to ongoing issues with his child’s mother, who he claims shot at him in Milwaukee in the past.

9/8 – Officer Knapp conducted a traffic stop and drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view. The vehicle was searched and the operator was arrested. He was later released with citations.

9/9 – Officer Knapp conducted a traffic stop and the operator had a warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to jail.

9/10 – Officer Biermann took a delayed report of theft at Kwik Trip.

9/10 – Officers responded to a report of a burglary that occurred in the 4800 block of N 132nd St.

9/10 – A car vs deer crash occurred on N 132nd St at W Glendale Ave.

9/11 – Officer Biermann responded to a woman experiencing a crisis. She was transported to the hospital for additional resources.

9/11 – Officer Ratzlaff conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with no plates. The vehicle was discovered to be stolen out of Milwaukee. Ma*****na was located in the vehicle. The operator was arrested and the vehicle was towed.

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12621 W Hampton Ave
Butler, WI
53007

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