Chief Bradley Wentlandt started his career with the United States Air Force as a Law
Enforcement Specialist / Explosive Detector Dog Handler. He served two years with the Wisconsin State Patrol as a Trooper before coming to Greenfield in 1991. Chief Wentlandt earned
a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) from Concordia University and an Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is a graduate of
Northwestern University’s School of Staff and Command and holds the designation Certified Public Manager (CPM) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is also a graduate of the
prestigious Harvard University Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government
Chief Wentlandt is the Northcentral Region Chair of the State Associations of Chiefs of Police, a
division of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association, Vice President of the Milwaukee County
Law Enforcement Executives Association and Treasurer of the Wisconsin Police Executive Group. In 2014 he was appointed by Governor Walker to the Wisconsin Interoperability Council.
Chief Wentlandt is the creator and coordinator of the Wisconsin Command College, a joint venture of the Department of Justice and
the University of Wisconsin. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor and Program Coordinator for the University of Wisconsin - Madison Certified Public Manager Program.
Assistant Chief Paul Schlecht joined the department in 1984 after serving as an intern with the
Middleton Police Department. Chief Schlecht assists Chief Wentlandt in the the development, administration, coordination, and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, programs
and activities and as Chief of Police in Chief Wentlandt’s absence.
He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison where he earned a Bachelor of Science
degree in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice. He is also a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Staff and Command.
Captain Michael Brunner oversees patrol operations for the Earlyshift. He has been with the
department since 1988. Prior to coming to Greenfield, he served as a Police Officer in both Edgerton and Evansville for four years.
In addition to his other duties, Captain Brunner is responsible for oversight of our Field Training
Program, Community Service Officers, Interns and Honor Guard.
Captain Brunner earned an Associate Degree in Police Science from Blackhawk Technical College
and a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and Criminal Justice (cum laude) from Upper Iowa University. He is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Staff and Command.
Captain David Patrick oversees patrol operations for the Dayshift. He has served the Greenfield
Police Department since 1989 as a Police Officer Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant. He has additional command responsibility for all in-service and external training and oversees the
department's Community Policing and Community Outreach programs. As the department Fleet Manager, he coordinates the long term capital replacement program.
Captain Patrick received his Associate Degree in Police Science from the Milwaukee Area
Technical College and is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Staff and Command and the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Leadership in Police Organizations course.
Captain Sean Licht oversees patrol operations for the Lateshift. He has additional command
responsibilities including management of the Emergency Services Dispatch Center, Radio System, Property & Evidence and Hostage Negotiation Team.
Captain Licht holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Mount Scenario College and is
a Certified Public Manager. He is also a graduate of the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Leadership in Police Organizations course.
Emergency Management Coordinator
Jay Johnson is the City of Greenfield Emergency Management Coordinator. He began his career
with the department in 1992 after serving with the Town of Brookfield Police Department for two years. Captain Johnson coordinates the City’s emergency management planning efforts. He was
named Training Coordinator of the Year for 2011 by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Training Officers Association.
Captain Johnson received his associate degree in Police Science from Waukesha County
Technical College and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy. He has also earned the designation of Certified Public Manager from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Office Supervisor / Administrative Communication Coordinator
Heather Zagorski is the Office Supervisor and Administrative Communications Coordinator. She
served as the Police Clerk in the Detective Bureau for several years with subsequent promotions to Administrative Assistant and Office Supervisor.
Ms. Zagorski serves as the Executive Assistant to the Chief and oversees all clerical personnel and clerical support operations.
She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.