Chief Bradley Wentlandt started his career with the United States Air Force as a Law
Enforcement Specialist / Explosive Detector Dog Handler. He served two years with the Wisconsin State Patrol as a Trooper before coming to Greenfield in 1991. Chief Wentlandt
earned a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) from Concordia University and an Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is a graduate of
Northwestern University’s School of Staff and Command and holds the designation Certified Public Manager (CPM) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Chief Wentlandt is the Treasurer of the Wisconsin Police Executive Group and a member
of the Finance Committee of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association and Wisconsin Police Leadership Foundation. He sits on
several board and committees including the Wisconsin Interoperable Communications Standards Group and Statewide Systems
Management Group. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor and Program Coordinator for the University of Wisconsin - Madison Certified Public Manager Program
Assistant Chief Paul Schlecht joined the department in 1984 after serving as an intern with
the Middleton Police Department. Chief Schlecht assists Chief Wentlandt in the the development, administration, coordination, and implementation of departmental policies,
procedures, programs, and activities and as Chief of Police in Chief Wentlandt’s absence.
He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison where he earned a Bachelor of
Science degree in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice. He is also a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Staff and Command.
Captain Jay Johnson began his career with the department in 1992 after serving with the Town of Brookfield Police Department for two years. As a member of
the executive management team, Captain Johnson coordinates all department training including the recruitment, selection and training of new officers. He was named Training Coordinator of the Year for
2011 by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Training Officers Association. He is a certified defensive tactics, firearms, vehicle contacts and Taser instructor.
Captain Johnson was one of the department's first canine handlers and was instrumental in the development and formation of the Canine Unit. He has
served as supervisor of the Canine Unit since 2001.
Captain Johnson received his associate degree in Police Science from Waukesha County Technical College and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He
has also earned the designation of Certified Public Manager from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Captain Patrick has served the Greenfield Police Department since 1989 as a Police Officer, Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant. Prior to his
appointment to Captain, he server as the supervisor of Dayshift Patrol and functions as the department’s Fleet Manager. Captain Patrick manages all non-sworn agency functions including clerical
and dispatch operations.
Captain Patrick received his Associate Degree in Police Science from the Milwaukee Area Technical College and is a graduate of Northwestern
University's School of Staff and Command.
Captain Michael Brunner has been with the department for more than 22 years. Prior to coming to Greenfield, he served as a Police Officer in both Edgerton
and Evansville for four years.
In addition to his other duties, Captain Brunner has been responsible for oversight of Property and Evidence Control in the police department since 2006
and supervises the departments Honor Guard.
Captain Brunner earned an Associate Degree in Police Science from Blackhawk Technical College and a Bachelor’s Degree (cum laude)from Upper Iowa
University majoring in Public Administration and Criminal Justice. He is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Staff and Command.
Administrative Assistant Heather Zagorski served as the Police Clerk in the Detective Bureau for several years before her promotion to Administrative Assistant. She
holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.