Join Our Team

The South Milwaukee Police Department offers exciting and rewarding careers for both sworn and civilian personnel, including police officer, clerical support and dispatch.  In addition, we offer volunteer opportunities such as auxiliary officer positionsFind out more

Open Data

Visit the data page to view a crime map, find crime statistics and calls for service.  Find out more

Send Us Your Feedback

Please let us know if you believe a department member provided exceptional service, made a mistake, or violated policy.

Should you request to be contacted, we will be in touch within 3-5 days. Community feedback is important to the Police Department and is appreciated.

Police Chief William Jessup

We are excited about using this site to communicate with our residents, businesses and visitors, and encourage you to join us as we work diligently to make our city safe.

In partnership with the community, we are committed to providing proactive police service that is responsive to the needs of the community and transparent in its application. Central to our mission is the protection of life and property through modern policing practices that adhere to the core values of our organization.  Those values guide our officers each day as they strive for excellence, act with integrity, respect the sanctity of human life and abide by the principles of our Constitution.  Together, with your assistance, we can accomplish great things.

As you view our website, you will find valuable information concerning a variety of issues facing the Police Department and community. We welcome your questions, comments and suggestions.


You may form a Neighborhood Watch group around any geographical unit: a block, apartment complex or business area.

To form a Neighborhood Watch group, send a message to the Police Department’s Coordinator.  The Coordinator will provide you with a Neighborhood Watch guide and explain how to get your group started.