Jay A. JohnsonChief of Police
On April 4th, 2019 the Greenfield Police and Fire Commission unanimously appointed Captain Jay Johnson as Police Chief for the City of Greenfield.
Chief Johnson started with City of Greenfield as a Police Officer in March of 1992 after serving the Town of Brookfield Police Department for 2 years. He was promoted to Police Sergeant in October 2001 and served in that capacity until being promoted to Police Lieutenant in February 2008. In January 2012, Johnson was promoted to Captain; a position he has held until his current appointment as Police Chief.
Chief Johnson has earned an Associate Degree in Police Science, a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, and is a Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin program. Additionally, he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the International Association of Chiefs of Police Leadership in Police Organizations.
Chief Johnson has served the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Canine Handler Association as a Board Member, Vice President and 11 years as President. Additionally, he currently serves as President of the Greenfield Police Foundation. The Greenfield Police Foundation has funded four Greenfield Police K-9's, station fitness equipment, and supported City events including The National Night Out and the Fourth of July Celebration. He is well versed in Unified Tactical Command, Internal Affairs Investigations, Emergency Management, Firearms Use and Instruction, Property Room Management, S.W.A.T., Female Awareness and Survival Training (F.A.S.T.), and Citizen Concealed Carry Training.
David M. PatrickAssistant Chief
Chief David Patrick has served the Greenfield Police Department since 1988 as a Police Officer, Patrol Sergeant, Detective Sergeant and Captain. Prior to his appointment to Captain, he served as the supervisor of Dayshift Patrol. Captain Patrick functions as the department Fleet Manager and coordinates the long term capital replacement program. He oversees all department in-service training and community policing functions.
Chief Patrick conceived and implemented the Department’s Active Shooter Response Plan and has coordinated training for dozens of agencies, bringing together law enforcement and fire personnel in a coordinated response. He 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 program.
Sean J. LichtCaptain / Dayshift Commander
Captain Sean Licht started his career as a dispatcher for the Oconomowoc Police Department before becoming a police officer for the Town of Brookfield in 1993 where he served six years rising to the rank of lieutenant. He was appointed to the Greenfield Police Department in 1999 where he has served as a hostage negotiator since 2002. Captain Licht serves as the manager of the Emergency Services Dispatch Center, Commander of the Hostage Negotiation Team and supervises the Property and Evidence function.Captain Licht holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Mount Scenario College. He is a graduate of the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Leadership in Police Organizations program and has earned the designation of Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class #264.
Ray RadakovichCaptain / Early Shift Commander
Captain Ray Radakovich started his career with the Greenfield Police Department in 1994. He has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, SWAT Team member / Team Leader / Team Commander, Patrol Sergeant and Detective Sergeant. He currently is the Community Service Officer coordinator, responsible for selection, hiring and overseeing the CSO program. He is also the agencies records custodian, pursuit review coordinator and currently serves as the Department’s Critical Incident Commander, coordinating tactical response and critical incident command.
Captain Radakovich holds an Associate’s Degree in Police Science from Waukesha Technical College and a Bachelor’s Degree Business Management and Leadership from Wisconsin Lutheran College. He is a graduate of the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University, the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Leadership in Police Organizations program and has earned the designation of Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Eric LindstromCaptain / Late Shift Commander
Captain Eric Lindstrom began his career with the Greenfield Police Department in 2003. He has served in our Department’s K9 unit, handling K9 DJ. He is a certified instructor in multiple disciplines and currently serves as the Department’s training coordinator and Citizen Police Academy director. Captain Lindstrom is the Department’s tactical commander; in charge of tactical response during critical incidents. He is currently an assistant commander on the Milwaukee Area Investigative Team.Captain Lindstrom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh. He is a graduate of the Wisconsin Command College, which earns him the designation of Certified Public Manager through the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Captain Lindstrom has completed the International Association of Chiefs of Police – Leadership in Police Organizations program and sits on the board of directors for the Wisconsin Command College Alumni Association.
Heather ZagorskiOffice Supervisor
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. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside.
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