Police Chief Michael Meeusen joined the Elkhart Lake Police Department on May 16, 2006 as a part time officer and shortly thereafter
was promoted to full time after the retirement of Officer Bill Klaetsch. Chief Meeusen was named Chief of Police in September of 2012
after Chief Randy Boeldt announced his retirement in early 2012 after 22 1/2 years of service. While working as a patrol officer Chief Meeusen was a
member of the Sheboygan County SWAT team as a tactical medic and also was in charge of the departments boat patrol unit.
Chief Meeusen graduated from Cedar Grove-Belgium High School in 2003 and continued his education at Fox Valley Technical College graduating in 2005 with an
Associates Degree in criminal justice. He then continued his education at Concordia University Wisconsin where he pursued a degree in Justice and Public Policy graduating
with a Bachelor's Degree in 2007. After a short break from school he attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville graduating in December of 2011 with his Masters of Science
in Criminal Justice Management.
Along with his employment with the Elkhart Lake Police Department Chief Meeusen is also an adjunct instructor at Lakeshore Technical College. Chief Meeusen currently resides
in the Village with his wife, Heather.
If you have any questions or concerns we would encourage you to contact contact
simply by clicking on his name for email.
If you do not have email capability, call the Elkhart Lake Police Department at (920) 876-2244. Chief Meeusen works Monday - Friday starting at 7 am.
A special thank you to Hameister Photography for assisting with photographs.