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About the West Salem Police Department

The West Salem Police Department is a professional organization striving for excellence in all that we do. The Department was established in 1851 and is currently comprised of 12 sworn police officers and 1 civilian. We strive to be a dynamic, continuously improving organization devoted to law enforcement, community partnership, and safety promotion. In doing so, we contribute to a higher quality of life for our residents and make our Village a safer and healthier place to live, learn, work, and play. If you have any questions or if there is anything else we can assist you with, please do not hesitate to let us know. It would be our privilege to serve you.

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Mission Statement

To protect life and property through community partnerships, excellence in service, and professional policing.

Vision Statement

We will accomplish our mission by building proactive partnerships with our community, enforcement of the law, and our commitment to excel as a leader in community policing.

The West Salem Police Department Core Values


Protect the rights and dignity of all people as determined by the United States Constitution and the laws of the State of Wisconsin.


Commitment to ethical behavior and acceptance of individual responsibility and accountability for all of our actions and decisions.


Quality through continuous improvement.

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Village of West Salem

175 Leonard St S., West Salem WI 54669
Phone: 608-786-1858
Fax: 608-786-1988
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
(Outside drop box available 24 / 7)

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