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.
Chief Wentlandt is the Treasurer of the Wisconsin Police Executive Group and a member of the
Finance Committee of the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association and Wisconsin Police Leadership Foundation. He sits on several boards and committees including the Wisconsin
Interoperable Communications Standards Group and Statewide Systems Management Group.
Chief Wentlandt is the 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 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 has been responsible for oversight of Property
and Evidence Control in the police department since 2006 and supervises the department 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 Jay Johnson began his career with the department in 1992 after serving with the Town of
Brookfield Police Department for two years. Captain Johnson coordinates all department training. He was named Training Coordinator of the Year for 2011 by the Wisconsin Law Enforcement
Training Officers Association. He is a certified defensive tactics, firearms, vehicle contacts and Taser instructor. Captain Johnson was one of the department's first canine handlers and was
instrumental in the development and formation of the Canine Unit. He served as supervisor of the Canine Unit from 2001 to 2011.
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.
Captain David Patrick has served the Greenfield Police Department since 1989 as a Police Officer
Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant. Prior to his appointment to Captain, he served as the supervisor of Dayshift Patrol. Captain Patrick functions as the department Fleet Manager,
coordinates the long term capital replacement program. Captain Patrick manages all non-sworn agency functions including clerical and dispatch operations and the Police Auxiliary.
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.
Administrative Assistant Heather Zagorski served as the Police Clerk in the Detective Bureau for
several years before her promotion to Administrative Assistant. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.