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Suicide is a problem within the law enforcement community due to the daily stress and rigors an officer is subjected to. To learn more, please view the Kenosha Police Department's newest video on Law Enforcement Suicide Prevention. If you know of someone in need of assistance, please reach out to get the needed help.
Chief John W. Morrissey has released the Kenosha Police Department 2012 Annual Report. Please check out the report to see what the Kenosha Police Department was doing in 2012.
To read about Wisconsin's Conceal Carry Law, click here.
The Kenosha Police Dept. Honor Guard is a member organization in the Wisconsin Honor Guard Association
To see our latest video with Ken Osha talking about the importance of having a Designated Driver, click here.
The Kenosha Police Department Canine Unit is comprised of three highly trained German Shepard Police Canines named Chico, Edy and Miky. All three canines received thier training at the CPDCTC (Chicago Police Department Canine Training Center), training to NAPWDA (North American Police Work Dog Association) standards. The dogs have been trained in both human and narcotic scent detection.
The canines can find evidence and other objects that contain human scent. The canines can find these objects in a fraction of the time that it would take several officers to search the same area. The dogs can also find people by locating the human scent coming from a person or by following the person's scent trail.
Narcotics and cash containing narcotic scent can be quickly located by the canines when they have been concealed from sight. Again, the canines can accomplish this in a fraction of the time it would take several officers to search the same area.
The Kenosha Police Department started it's canine program in 1968. At that time the unit was comprised of 3 dogs, all of which were trained at the same training facility we use today.