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Welcome to the St. Francis Police Department's webpage.  We hope that you will find the information that you need in a quick and efficient manner.  If you are not able to find the information you need, we always welcome you to call us directly and speak with one our helpful staff.  If we do not have the answer to your question, we will certainly direct you to the person or organization who may best address your needs.

Mission Statement
The St. Francis Police Department is committed to maintaining the highest standard of living for our citizens.  We are dedicated to protecting and providing an optimum level of service to all.  We shall be diligent in our duties and responsibilities.  We pledge to conduct our activities in a professional and ethical manner without bias.

Value Statement
We value our partnership with the community.  Our success is dependent on the continuing cooperation between private citizens, local businesses, and local government.  We appreciate the dedication and commitment from each and every member of our department and their families.

The St. Francis Police Department was established in 1961 and was located at 2417 E. Saint Francis Ave.  The force was comprised of seven officers including the Chief who were responsible for protecting and serving the area previously known as the Town of Lake.  Our Northern boundary is commonly referred to as Bay View with the City of Cudahy bordering us to the South, and Lake Michigan to the East.

Our department consists of 21 sworn officers covering three shifts.  The administrative staff includes the Chief of Police, Captain, and Lieutenant; three shift Sergeants, and two Detectives.  The Records Department has one full time clerical person and 4 part-time clerks.  Our officer hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Contact Info

St. Francis Police Department
3400 E Howard Ave.
St. Francis, WI 53235


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Crime Alerts

On 03/09/16 at approx. 1515hrs., a Hispanic male in his 50’s stopped and spoke to an elderly female outside her home about repairing her roof and/or tree trimming.  Victim stated suspect said he could have his team trim her pine trees for $800.00, then $300.00 after victim said she could not afford it.  As suspect attempted to lure her further into the back yard, a second Hispanic male exited the vehicle they arrived in, described as a late model beige colored 4 door car (unknown make or model) and entered her home from the side door.  Elderly female victim felt something was wrong and walked back to the home to find this 2nd suspect inside.  Victim asked 2nd suspect what he was doing and he replied something to the effect, “I thought you were in here” and exited back out the side door and left with the other suspect.  The incident occurred in the 2900 block of Koenig Ave.

If you see two males matching this description or if someone comes to your door, please don't open the door and call 414-481-2232 or 911.

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