DeForest Police Department

Achieving Excellence Through Selfless Service
The DeForest Police Department, located in Northern Dane County, is a department dedicated to community policing and improved quality of life for our residents. As one of Dane County's most rapidly growing communities, DeForest is also one of the safest in the area. The men and women of the DeForest Police Department strive to provide the finest service, professionalism, and protection. 

Vision Statement: A village where all can be safe, guarded by a police department that demonstrates the highest level of integrity, promotes collaborative relationships, and builds trust with all members of the community.

Mission Statement: Together with the community, we will create a safe environment for those who live, work, and visit the Village of DeForest. We commit ourselves to reducing crime through community-oriented, biased-free, and neighborhood focused policing. We pledge ourselves to the following core values in pursuit of this mission: Professionalism, Integrity, Courage, Competence, Accountability and Restraint.


Programs and Services

The DeForest Police Department is dedicated to providing a wide range of programs and services aimed at enhancing community safety and well-being.


Discover career opportunities with in the DeForest Police Department, where we are seeking dedicated individuals to join our team and uphold our mission of serving and protecting the community with professionalism and integrity.

Community Outreach

The DeForest Police Department is deeply engaged in community outreach efforts, fostering trust, collaboration, and positive relationships through various initiatives aimed at strengthening bonds and addressing community needs.

Policy and Procedures

The DeForest Police Department upholds rigorous policies and procedures, ensuring accountability, transparency, and adherence to the highest standards of law enforcement practices to maintain public trust and safety.


Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) on various topics by the DeForest Police Department.

News Room

A dedicated section for press releases by the DeForest Police Department to keep the community informed about recent developments, initiatives, and updates regarding public safety and law enforcement efforts.

Annual Report

View the DeForest Police Department's annual reports, offering a comprehensive overview of our achievements, initiatives, and community-focused endeavors throughout the year, highlighting our commitment to transparency and accountability.