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City of Markesan
150 S Bridge St

PO Box 352
Markesan, WI 53946

920-398-3031 920-398-3031



Markesan Police Department


Markesan Police Department

City Hall

150 S. Bridge Street, Markesan, WI 53946





To Protect and Serve.  

A mixture of full-time and part-time staff, our highly trained, sworn officers are responsible for all law enforcement activities in the City.  The department also provides school liason, code enforcement, and school crossing guard services.  


Patrol Officer Full-Time Hiring Process


The City of Markesan Police Department is taking applications for Full-Time Police Officer. Qualifications include:  U.S. citizen; Driver license; Good driving record; Good physical condition; Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification; High school diploma; 60 college credits; Ability to possess a firearm; No felony convictions; No domestic abuse convictions; Vision correctable to 20/20; Good verbal and written communication skills; React quickly and effectively to stressful situations; Able to fill shifts on short notice, work nights, weekends, and holidays and be on-call. 


This is an ongoing recruitment; you may apply by submitting a Law Enforcement Standards Board form DJ-LE-330 to: William A. Pflum, Chief of Police, Markesan Police Department; 150 S. Bridge Street, Markesan, WI  53946 or by email to wpflum@markesanwi.gov


Police Chief

The Police Chief for the City of Markesan is Will Pflum.  Prior to his promotion to Chief, Will served as a patrol officer, School Liason Officer, Sergeant, and Assistant Chief with the Department.  Chief Pflum has been with the department since 1998, serving as Chief since 2015.


Full-Time Officers

Sergeant Cody McLean.  Cody has been with the department since 2010.  Cody serves as the full-time Markesan District School Liason Officer.   


Patrol Officer Jackson Galkowski.  Jackson has been with the department since 2023.


Crossing Guards

Henry Phippen has served as a school crossing guard since 2013.

Clyde Olson has served as a school crossing guard since 2015.

Cheryl Abendroth has served as a school crossing guard since 2021.

Beth Panten has served as a school crossing guard since 2018.







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