Posted on: June 28, 2017

Safety Tips for this 4th of July

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Riverside Police Release Safety Tips.

Ensure your Independence Day fun is filled with celebration and not regret with these 9 safety tips, from the Riverside Police Department:

Be sure fireworks are legal in your area before using or buying them.

Always have an adult supervise fireworks activit...

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Fireworks Safety Wedpage
Posted on: June 26, 2017

This 4th of July Plan Before You Party!


Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.

As one of the country’s most popular holidays, 4th of July has long been celebrated by millions of Americans. But all-too-often, the celebration can turn deadly because of impaired driving. This year, if you’ll be drinking alcohol, the...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Riverside Police increase traffic control and enforcement presence in first division

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Chief assigns marked and unmarked cars for duration of Barrypoint closure.

On Thursday, June 22, Chief Weitzel issued a directive to have officers assigned to specific traffic enforcement and monitoring duties during certain times of the day in the area of the road closure on Barrypoint Road.  There has been an increase...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Riverside Police Explorers Attend Leadership School

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Six Explorers and two Advisors Attend Outdoor Wisconsin Leadership School

Six youth members and two advisors from Riverside Police Explorer Post #390 attended a two day leadership training at the Outdoor Wisconsin Leadership School (OWLS) in Williams Bay, Wisconsin this week.  The two day intensive training provided op...

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Riverside Explorer Post #390 Facebook Page
Posted on: June 20, 2017

ROAD CLOSED: Barrypoint Road

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Barrypoint Road will be closed to all through traffic from June 21 - June 30, 2017.

ROAD CLOSURE:  Barrypoint Road will be closed to all through traffic starting tomorrow June 21 – June 30.  Please follow posted detours.  

Southbound traffic will be re-routed as follows:  Bloomingbank to Scottswood to B...

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Detour Map
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Riverside Police Chief and Family Featured in Statewide Father’s Day Article

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Father's Day story tells readers about law enforcement families.

On Father’s Day, June 18, 2017, Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel and his three sons, Alex, Matthew and Peter, were featured in a statewide police publication entitled in reference to police chiefs who have sons or daughters i...

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Father's Day Story on Police Families
Posted on: June 17, 2017

Police Chief Appoints New Detective

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Sgt. Leo Kotor to Head Criminal Investigations.

Riverside Police Chief Thomas Weitzel appointed Sgt. Leo Kotor, a 20-year veteran of the department, to the position of Detective Sergeant, effective July 9th, 2017. He replaces Sgt. Frank Lara who was promoted to Operations Lieutenant in June 15th, 2017....

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Riverside Police Announce Promotions

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Riverside Police Department is proud to announce the following promotions:

Riverside Police Department is proud to announce the following promotions: Lieutenant William Gutschick will be promoted to Deputy Chief of Police, Detective Sergeant Frank Lara will be promoted to Lieutenant and Officer John Cairo will be promoted to Pat...

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