Janesville Police Department

Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin


Article - "First police force formed in 1853"
Article - "Fire police were always at the scene"
Article - "Janesville has had 20 chiefs or marshals"

Officer Position Years of Service Notes
ACHESON, Theodore Marshal 1890 - 1896 -----
APPLEBY, George Chief 1908 - 1912 -----
APPLEBY, William Chief 1905 - 1913 -----
BELTON, S. J. Constable - 1st Ward 1853 -----
BROGAN, Thomas Constable - 3rd Ward 1853 -----
BURNHAM, Ira Constable - 2nd Ward 1853 -----
CHAMPION, Calvin L. Constable - 2nd Ward 1853 surname could be CHAPIN
CHAMPION, Peter D. Chief 1914 - 1918 -----
CHAPIN, Calvin L. Constable - 2nd Ward 1853 surname could be CHAMPION
COCHRAN, Murray Chief 1968 - 1974 -----
COMSTOCK, John Chief 1905 -----
CROTZENBERG, Nicholas Marshal 1872 - 1873 -----
CUTTS, A. K. Marshal 1870 -----
EYCLESHIMER, John L. D. Marshal 1857 -----
FORD, William H. Chief 1937 - 1943 -----
GILLETT, C. G. Marshal 1867 -----
GOWER, William Desk Sergeant 1867 - 1919 -----
Chief 1919 -----
HEIMSTREET, C. M. Marshal 1869 -----
HILL, Edmund Marshal 1868 -----
HOGAN, John W. Marshal 1880 - 1889 -----
Chief 1897 - 1904 -----
HOWARD, W. H. Marshal 1853 -----
JONES, Kenneth Chief 1975 - 1978 -----
KEATING, M. H. Marshal 1874 - 1878 -----
MacLOON, William Marshal 1853 -----
MORRISSEY, Thomas Officer ? - 1908 - 1919 -----
Chief 1919 - 1920 -----
NEWMAN, Charles Chief 1921 - 1936 -----
RANSOM, Ensign H. Chief 1913 previously county sheriff; resigned in 1914
RUSSELL, Alexander M. Marshal 1879 - 1880 -----
SLEEPER, Thomas C. Marshal 1855 - 1856 -----
SMITH, Edward Marshal 1880 -----
TOMPKINS, William F. Marshal 1853 -----
VOELKER, Ray Chief 1979 - 1985 - ? -----
WEBB, Jasper Chief 1944 - 1967 Rock County Undersheriff, 1939
WEED, Charles L. Constable - 4th Ward 1853 -----
YATES, Charles Marshal 1854 -----

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