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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Today is a day to honor and remember our military and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.Thank you to all who have se...
05/31/2021

Today is a day to honor and remember our military and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Thank you to all who have served, and their families. We appreciate you more than you know!

Today is a day to honor and remember our military and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

Thank you to all who have served, and their families. We appreciate you more than you know!

Early this morning between 3:30a and 4:30a numerous vehicles were entered on Stark St. and Cameron Ave.  In addition to ...
05/26/2021

Early this morning between 3:30a and 4:30a numerous vehicles were entered on Stark St. and Cameron Ave. In addition to these entered vehicles, there was 1 vehicle stolen on Stark. Officers have been out all day canvasing the neighborhood looking for video of the suspects and talking to residents to determine if any suspicious activity was seen. If you have a video camera, Ring or Nest doorbell and have not talked to an officer, check to see if your camera captured anything suspicious and please contact the Butler PD if a video is located. As a reminder, be vigilant at all times and lock the doors to your car.

Early this morning between 3:30a and 4:30a numerous vehicles were entered on Stark St. and Cameron Ave. In addition to these entered vehicles, there was 1 vehicle stolen on Stark. Officers have been out all day canvasing the neighborhood looking for video of the suspects and talking to residents to determine if any suspicious activity was seen. If you have a video camera, Ring or Nest doorbell and have not talked to an officer, check to see if your camera captured anything suspicious and please contact the Butler PD if a video is located. As a reminder, be vigilant at all times and lock the doors to your car.

Butler PD Roll Call! 5/9 – 5/225/9 – Officer Boyle responded to an animal at large. A dog had slipped its collar and was...
05/24/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 5/9 – 5/22

5/9 – Officer Boyle responded to an animal at large. A dog had slipped its collar and was running through traffic. It was later caught and re-secured.

5/9 – Officer Herpin responded to a report of an unconscious man outside of an apartment door. The man was found to be heavily intoxicated. He was transported to the hospital and provided additional resources.

5/10 – Officer Herpin and Officer Boyle assisted Menomonee Falls PD with locating and stopping a vehicle involved in a possible domestic dispute.

5/12 – Officer Fus took a report of a stolen vehicle. A vehicle was stolen from an apartment complex parking lot. The vehicle was recovered in Milwaukee later that day.

5/12 – Officer Knapp conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator had a warrant for her arrest. She was arrested and later released after posting bond.

5/13 – Officer Knapp responded to a report of a runaway juvenile. He was located in the City of Brookfield and returned home.

5/14 – Officer Biermann attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle and it fled.

5/14 – Officers took a report of an armed robbery and accident that occurred in the city of Milwaukee and ended up in the village after vehicles chased one another.

5/14 – Officers took a report of battery that occurred in the village after juveniles were kicked out of an entertainment venue for smoking marijuana in the bathroom.

5/15 – Officer Knapp was dispatched to an address for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was located and the operator was found to be impaired by alcohol. The driver was arrested for OWI first offense and later released to a responsible party.

5/16 – A man reported a stalker hacking into his computer and stealing a document.

5/17 – Officer Boyle responded to a report of a crash that occurred on W Silver Spring Dr at N 124th St. Chief Wentlandt and Officer Herpin responded to assist. A man in the striking vehicle was observed walking away with a backpack and returning without the backpack. The backpack was later located and found to have marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and later released with citations.

5/17 – Officer Herpin responded to a report of a missing 3yo in a resident’s backyard. It was discovered that she walked away from a relative’s home while playing outside. She was safely returned.

5/18 – Officer Knapp attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle and it fled.

5/19 – Officer Boyle took a report of a suspicious vehicle and person taking photos of children on a playground.

5/21 – Officer Knapp observed a wanted subject while on follow up. He was arrested and transported to jail.

5/21 – A theft occurred at an apartment complex.

5/22 – Officer Biermann responded to a loud noise complaint. Several people were counseled.

5/22 – Officers responded to a juvenile experiencing a crisis. They were transported to the hospital for assessment and provided additional resources.

Butler PD Roll Call! 5/9 – 5/22

5/9 – Officer Boyle responded to an animal at large. A dog had slipped its collar and was running through traffic. It was later caught and re-secured.

5/9 – Officer Herpin responded to a report of an unconscious man outside of an apartment door. The man was found to be heavily intoxicated. He was transported to the hospital and provided additional resources.

5/10 – Officer Herpin and Officer Boyle assisted Menomonee Falls PD with locating and stopping a vehicle involved in a possible domestic dispute.

5/12 – Officer Fus took a report of a stolen vehicle. A vehicle was stolen from an apartment complex parking lot. The vehicle was recovered in Milwaukee later that day.

5/12 – Officer Knapp conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator had a warrant for her arrest. She was arrested and later released after posting bond.

5/13 – Officer Knapp responded to a report of a runaway juvenile. He was located in the City of Brookfield and returned home.

5/14 – Officer Biermann attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle and it fled.

5/14 – Officers took a report of an armed robbery and accident that occurred in the city of Milwaukee and ended up in the village after vehicles chased one another.

5/14 – Officers took a report of battery that occurred in the village after juveniles were kicked out of an entertainment venue for smoking marijuana in the bathroom.

5/15 – Officer Knapp was dispatched to an address for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was located and the operator was found to be impaired by alcohol. The driver was arrested for OWI first offense and later released to a responsible party.

5/16 – A man reported a stalker hacking into his computer and stealing a document.

5/17 – Officer Boyle responded to a report of a crash that occurred on W Silver Spring Dr at N 124th St. Chief Wentlandt and Officer Herpin responded to assist. A man in the striking vehicle was observed walking away with a backpack and returning without the backpack. The backpack was later located and found to have marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arrested and later released with citations.

5/17 – Officer Herpin responded to a report of a missing 3yo in a resident’s backyard. It was discovered that she walked away from a relative’s home while playing outside. She was safely returned.

5/18 – Officer Knapp attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle and it fled.

5/19 – Officer Boyle took a report of a suspicious vehicle and person taking photos of children on a playground.

5/21 – Officer Knapp observed a wanted subject while on follow up. He was arrested and transported to jail.

5/21 – A theft occurred at an apartment complex.

5/22 – Officer Biermann responded to a loud noise complaint. Several people were counseled.

5/22 – Officers responded to a juvenile experiencing a crisis. They were transported to the hospital for assessment and provided additional resources.

05/23/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 5/2 – 5/8

5/2 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. Numerous drugs and drug paraphernalia items were located inside of the vehicle. Both occupants were arrested and later released with citations.

5/3 – Officer Boyle took a report of a dog defecating in a neighbor’s yard.

5/3 – A woman reported not remembering receiving money from the bank, or possibly losing the money.

5/4 – Officer Boyle took a report of littering/dumping at a business on W Custer Ave.

5/4 – Officers responded to an apartment complex for a report of a burglary. An apartment had been ransacked and items were stolen.

5/5 – Officers responded to an apartment for a report of trespassing. An intoxicated man was refusing to leave an apartment. He was arrested for trespassing and transported to jail.

5/7 – A crash occurred in the 5100 block of N 126th St.

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/25 – 5/14/26 – Officer Ratzlaff took a report of harassment between a man and his ex-girlfriend. ...
05/04/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/25 – 5/1

4/26 – Officer Ratzlaff took a report of harassment between a man and his ex-girlfriend. The ex was sending him harassing text messages.

4/27 – Officer Boyle took a report of a theft of a trailer from a business on W Silver Spring Rd. The trailer and several items inside the trailer was stolen. The investigation is ongoing.

4/27 – Officers responded to Kwik Trip for a report of a man panhandling. Contact was made with the man and he was escorted off the property.

4/28 – Officer Ratzlaff took a report of criminal damage to property. A woman suspected her estranged husband of breaking a window on her apartment.

4/28 – Officer Fus took a report of an entry to auto that occurred at Amoco. While a woman was fueling her vehicle, an unknown actor entered the vehicle and stole her cell phone. The phone was recovered and the investigation is ongoing.

4/28 – Officer Knapp assisted Menomonee Falls Police Department with a fraud that occurred at Dunkin Donuts.

4/29 – Officer Fus responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on W Silver Spring Dr at N 124th St.

4/29 – Officer Knapp conducted a field interview on a vehicle at Lower Frontier park after hours. Two subjects were found in the vehicle and marijuana was located. One subject was arrested and later released with a citation.

5/1 – Officer Knapp took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter that occurred at a business on N 124th St.

5/1 – Officer Knapp conducted a traffic stop and the operator had warrants for their arrest. They were arrested and later released with PR bonds.

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/25 – 5/1

4/26 – Officer Ratzlaff took a report of harassment between a man and his ex-girlfriend. The ex was sending him harassing text messages.

4/27 – Officer Boyle took a report of a theft of a trailer from a business on W Silver Spring Rd. The trailer and several items inside the trailer was stolen. The investigation is ongoing.

4/27 – Officers responded to Kwik Trip for a report of a man panhandling. Contact was made with the man and he was escorted off the property.

4/28 – Officer Ratzlaff took a report of criminal damage to property. A woman suspected her estranged husband of breaking a window on her apartment.

4/28 – Officer Fus took a report of an entry to auto that occurred at Amoco. While a woman was fueling her vehicle, an unknown actor entered the vehicle and stole her cell phone. The phone was recovered and the investigation is ongoing.

4/28 – Officer Knapp assisted Menomonee Falls Police Department with a fraud that occurred at Dunkin Donuts.

4/29 – Officer Fus responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on W Silver Spring Dr at N 124th St.

4/29 – Officer Knapp conducted a field interview on a vehicle at Lower Frontier park after hours. Two subjects were found in the vehicle and marijuana was located. One subject was arrested and later released with a citation.

5/1 – Officer Knapp took a report of a theft of a catalytic converter that occurred at a business on N 124th St.

5/1 – Officer Knapp conducted a traffic stop and the operator had warrants for their arrest. They were arrested and later released with PR bonds.

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/18 – 4/244/18 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator was found t...
04/28/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/18 – 4/24

4/18 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator was found to be impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for OWI first offense. A blood draw was obtained and he was released to a responsible party.

4/19 – Officer Ratzlaff assisted the Butler Fire Department with an active fire at a business on N 127th St.

4/19 – Officer Herpin met with a subject at the police department lobby that had a warrant through our department. He was arrested and later posted bond before being released.

4/19 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop and the operator had a body only warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to jail.

4/20 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator was found to be impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for OWI fourth offense. A blood draw was obtained and he was transported to the jail.

4/20 – Officer Biermann and Officer Knapp assisted Brookfield Police Department with a burglary that occurred to a business on W Capitol Dr.

4/21 – Officer Fus took a report of littering/dumping that occurred on W Silver Spring Dr.

4/21 – A crash occurred on W Silver Spring Dr at N 124th St.

4/23 – Officer Fus took a report of vandalism at St. Agnes.

4/23 – Officer Fus took a report of trespassing at the post office.

4/24 – Officer Herpin and Officer Boyle responded to W Fuel Stop (now Amoco) for a report of a woman sleeping at the video lottery machines. She was found to be impaired by alcohol. The woman had an open case through Milwaukee county with an absolute sobriety bail restriction. She was arrested for bail jumping. She was transported to the hospital for treatment and additional resources before being transported to the jail.

Thanks Mike L. for the new Roll Call picture collage!

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/18 – 4/24

4/18 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator was found to be impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for OWI first offense. A blood draw was obtained and he was released to a responsible party.

4/19 – Officer Ratzlaff assisted the Butler Fire Department with an active fire at a business on N 127th St.

4/19 – Officer Herpin met with a subject at the police department lobby that had a warrant through our department. He was arrested and later posted bond before being released.

4/19 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop and the operator had a body only warrant for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to jail.

4/20 – Officer Herpin conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and the operator was found to be impaired by alcohol. He was arrested for OWI fourth offense. A blood draw was obtained and he was transported to the jail.

4/20 – Officer Biermann and Officer Knapp assisted Brookfield Police Department with a burglary that occurred to a business on W Capitol Dr.

4/21 – Officer Fus took a report of littering/dumping that occurred on W Silver Spring Dr.

4/21 – A crash occurred on W Silver Spring Dr at N 124th St.

4/23 – Officer Fus took a report of vandalism at St. Agnes.

4/23 – Officer Fus took a report of trespassing at the post office.

4/24 – Officer Herpin and Officer Boyle responded to W Fuel Stop (now Amoco) for a report of a woman sleeping at the video lottery machines. She was found to be impaired by alcohol. The woman had an open case through Milwaukee county with an absolute sobriety bail restriction. She was arrested for bail jumping. She was transported to the hospital for treatment and additional resources before being transported to the jail.

Thanks Mike L. for the new Roll Call picture collage!

Wisconsin’s Drug Take Back Day is finally here! Join us in the fight against prescription painkiller abuse and bring in ...
04/24/2021
Drug Take Back | Dose of Reality WI

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 to a disposal site near you!

Butler PD will be accepting unwanted/unused prescriptions for disposal today from 9:00am - 12:00pm.

#TakeBackWI http://doseofrealitywi.gov/drug-takeback/

Drug Take Back Day is April 24, 2021. HOW & WHERE TO DISPOSE OF UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION PAINKILLERS AND OTHER DRUGS Never flush or drain! Unused or expired

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/11 – 4/174/11 – Officer Boyle took a report of damage to property at a business on N 124th St. A ...
04/21/2021

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/11 – 4/17

4/11 – Officer Boyle took a report of damage to property at a business on N 124th St. A semi had caused damage to a lawn.

4/12 – Officer Ratzlaff and Captain Zalewski responded to Upper Frontier Park for a report of a suspicious subject walking around after hours. The subject was located and had multiple warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to jail.

4/12 – Officer Herpin took a report of harassment. A woman reported her cousin harassing her via phone over family issues. The cousin was contacted and advised to cease all contact.

4/13 – Officer Boyle took a report of a found firearm along W Silver Spring Dr.

4/13 – Officer Herpin responded to a report of indecent exposure along the trail at Lower Frontier Park. A worker at a nearby business witnessed a man and woman engaged in sexual acts.

4/13 – Officer Herpin responded to Upper Frontier Park for a report of disorderly juveniles playing basketball. Contact was made with the juveniles and they were educated on using loud, vulgar language. Officer Herpin also played basketball with these kids before returning back to service.

4/13 – Officer Herpin observed a crying female juvenile at Upper Fronter Park sitting alone. Contact was made with her and she said she had gone through a breakup. Officer Herpin stood by with her until her father arrived to take her home.

4/15 – Officer Knapp met with a female subject at the police department who had been found in Milwaukee intentionally lying in the roadway. The woman was interviewed and Milwaukee Police were contacted for jurisdictional purposes. MPD responded and took custody of the female for treatment.

4/17 – Officer Fus responded to a report of a robbery that occurred in the 12800 block of W Custer Ave. A man listed shoes on an app “Offer Up” and met with two subjects claiming they wanted to purchase said shoes. Subjects stole the shoes and fled.

Butler PD Roll Call! 4/11 – 4/17

4/11 – Officer Boyle took a report of damage to property at a business on N 124th St. A semi had caused damage to a lawn.

4/12 – Officer Ratzlaff and Captain Zalewski responded to Upper Frontier Park for a report of a suspicious subject walking around after hours. The subject was located and had multiple warrants for his arrest. He was arrested and transported to jail.

4/12 – Officer Herpin took a report of harassment. A woman reported her cousin harassing her via phone over family issues. The cousin was contacted and advised to cease all contact.

4/13 – Officer Boyle took a report of a found firearm along W Silver Spring Dr.

4/13 – Officer Herpin responded to a report of indecent exposure along the trail at Lower Frontier Park. A worker at a nearby business witnessed a man and woman engaged in sexual acts.

4/13 – Officer Herpin responded to Upper Frontier Park for a report of disorderly juveniles playing basketball. Contact was made with the juveniles and they were educated on using loud, vulgar language. Officer Herpin also played basketball with these kids before returning back to service.

4/13 – Officer Herpin observed a crying female juvenile at Upper Fronter Park sitting alone. Contact was made with her and she said she had gone through a breakup. Officer Herpin stood by with her until her father arrived to take her home.

4/15 – Officer Knapp met with a female subject at the police department who had been found in Milwaukee intentionally lying in the roadway. The woman was interviewed and Milwaukee Police were contacted for jurisdictional purposes. MPD responded and took custody of the female for treatment.

4/17 – Officer Fus responded to a report of a robbery that occurred in the 12800 block of W Custer Ave. A man listed shoes on an app “Offer Up” and met with two subjects claiming they wanted to purchase said shoes. Subjects stole the shoes and fled.

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12621 W Hampton Ave
Butler, WI
53007

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