Chief Doug Vierck
Chief Doug Vierck has been a law enforcement
officer since 2007. He has worked as a patrol
officer with the Edgerton Police Department, a
lieutenant with the Edgerton Police Department,
a drug investigator as part of a county drug unit,
and currently serves as Chief of Police for the
Mount Horeb Police Department. Doug has
experience in Patrol, Investigations, Supervision,
Leadership, Budgeting, Training, Crisis
Intervention, and IT Management.
Doug is an IACP-certified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE), DRE Instructor, DRE Regional Coordinator, as well as an instructor in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Drugs that Impaired Driving, Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) and a Drug Impairment Training for the Educational Professional (DITEP). As an instructor, Doug teaches department inservice, other courses for officers, educators, and parents, and gives presentations on drugs to community organizations.
Doug received a degree in 2006 from UW-Whitewater in Sociology with an emphasis on Criminal Justice. He graduated from Marquette University in 2013 with a Graduate Certificate in Law Enforcement Leadership and Management and completed the UW-Madison Certified Public Manager Program in June 2016. Doug also has over 12 years of leadership experience between the public and private sector.
The Mount Horeb Police Department is a full service 24-hour-a-day
police department. A staff of eleven full-time and four part-time officers serve the
Village of Mt. Horeb. All officers are responsible for patrol duties in addition to
their assigned special tasks. Each officer is highly trained and is given additional
training in their special assignments.
The department patrols approximately twenty-three square miles and serves a
population estimated at approximately 7,000 people. The department is also expected to grow as the needs for service increase. The department's calls for
service are increasing every year with new records being set each year. The department strives to provide small town services to an ever-increasing population.
All officers are responsible for patrol duties in addition to their assigned special tasks. The department consists of:
Chief Doug Vierck
Lieutenant Nate Gretzinger
Detective Jennifer Schaaf
Officer Jon Orcutt
Officer Robie Blankenship
Officer Sue Zander
Officer Tyler Stephens
Officer Adam Fell
Officer Steve Rosemeyer
Officer Josh Jarvis
Officer Tim Dostalek
Officer Brandon Erickson
Community Service Officer Lonnie Drinkall
Each officer is highly trained and is given additional training in their special assignments.
The Mt. Horeb Police Department operates a fleet of fully marked and unmarked equipped squad cars and SUVs, . Each squad is fully equipped with radar,
Kenwood radios, mobile data terminals, mobile telephones and emergency equipment which includes automated external defibrillation (AED) units.
In addition, the department also issues and assigns each officer a portable radio. The Mt. Horeb Police Department is dispatched by the Dane County Communication Center located in Madison, Wisconsin, approximately twenty miles away. Local communications are maintained by the agency's private repeater and during normal business hours the department is dispatched by both the Communication Center and administrative staff.
Visit the Village of Mt. Horeb website here for more information regarding programs, services, attractions and information about individual Village departments.