Police Department

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Brooklyn Police Department

The Brooklyn Police Department is comprised of a full-time Police Chief, one full-time Patrol Officer, part-time Patrol Officers and one part-time Clerical Staff member. The Police Department is located in the Community Building on the second floor. 

Citizens of the Village of Brooklyn are encouraged to contact us so that we may respond to take a report and/or provide assistance.  In those instances that are not time sensitive or an emergency feel free to call and leave a voice message or send an e-mail and we will contact you.  If the situation is urgent or an emergency, you are encouraged to call 911 so that law enforcement from either Dane County Sheriff’s Department or Green County Sheriff’s Department may respond in a timely manner.   

Please call 911 in emergencies

Village of Brooklyn Police Department
102 N. Rutland Avenue
P.O. Box 189
Brooklyn, WI  53521
Office:  608-455-2131 (non-emergency)
Fax: 608-455-1799


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Wade R. Engelhart
Chief of Police
Brooklyn Police Department



Officer Randy Burns
Brooklyn Police Department

Chief Engelhart in the dunk tank at Brooklyn Night Out.

Thank you to the Red Team, organizers of the Green County Nationals, for the generous donation of an AED to the Brooklyn PD, one of six recipients.

Thank you to the Red Team, Green County Fall Nationals, for their generous donation of an AED unit.
Vacation/Vacant Building Check Form - Please fill out and email, mail or fax to the Police Department.
Fax - 608-455-1799
102 N. Rutland Avenue
Brooklyn, WI  53521

rescue kids 2018

Officer Kosharek volunteering with the Community Ed Rescue kids classes.

Brooklyn Daisy Troop 7406 - "We earned the Respect Authority petal at our last meeting. We talked about those of authority and decided our Brooklyn Police Officer deserved some much needed 'thanks for risking your life for ours,' 'thanks for keeping us safe,' 'thanks for saving lives,' 'thanks for your protection,' 'thanks for your service.'   And thank you for the photo to put in their Daisy year end scrapbooks!!!"

 Worthless Checks

The Village of Brooklyn, through correct procedures by the Brooklyn Police Department and its Merchants pursues enforcement actions enforcing the Village of Brooklyn’s ordinance against worthless check violators. Click here for our worthless check policy and procedure.



The Wisconsin Crime Alert Network (WCAN) is a statewide program that links law enforcement agencies with the business community and the public in a partnership to fight crime.  WCAN is a highly effective program which can help prevent crime and aid in the apprehension of criminals.

WCAN allows law enforcement agencies to send out crime alert bulletins rapidly, to the business community and to the general public, whenever a crime or suspect may affect citizens of their businesses. WCAN provides a rapid, cost-effective means of communication between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve.

For more details on Wisconsin Crime Alert Network, click here or on the logo above.