About Us

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The Eau Claire Police Department is committed to providing excellent service to the City of Eau Claire in pursuit of the highest quality of life for our citizens. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Eau Claire by partnering with the community to solve problems, reduce crime and disorder, safeguard individual rights, and improve public safety. Since 2006, the department has embraced a proactive problem-oriented policing philosophy which has proved valuable in meeting the department's mission.

The department consists of the following personnel:

  • 100 Sworn Law Enforcement Officers
  • 15 Administrative/Clerical Employees
  • 25 Communication Center Employees
  • 13 Temporary Part-Time Employees
  • 7 Non-Sworn Volunteers

Command Staff Directory

Unit #01 Rokus, Matt ChiefPolice Department(715) 839-4975
Unit #02 Hoyord, ChadDeputy ChiefPolice Department(715) 839-6060
Unit #03 Thomas, DerekDeputy ChiefPolice Department(715) 839-4979
Unit #04 Thompson, KellyAdministrative Division ManagerPolice Department(715) 839-6171
Unit #05 Clark, DenaCommunications Center ManagerPolice Department(715) 839-1690
Unit #06 Southworth, JimLieutenant-NorthPolice Department(715) 839-4977
Unit #07 Weber, GregLieutenant-WestPolice Department(715) 839-8908
Unit #09 Dahlgren, RyanLieutenant-InvestigationsPolice Department(715) 839-8682
Unit #10 Frederick, BenLieutenant-Professional StandardsPolice Department(715) 839-4990
Unit #11 Pieper, MarkLieutenant-SouthPolice Department(715) 839-6281


Organizational Information

Administrative Division
Patrol Division
Investigations & Professional Standards Division
Communications Center


Police Officer Memorial

Chief Elmer Sundby
Officer Robert Bolton


Additional Information

Employment Opportunities
Junior Police Academy
Chippewa Valley Regional Computer Forensics Lab
Support the Police Department