Chetek Police Changes

posted Mar 13, 2017, 5:37 AM by Ryan Quinn
After months of discussion, the Chetek City Council has indicated that it will not to use the Barron County Sheriff’s Department as the primary law enforcement agency for the community.  

Facing rising costs for it’s police department, community leaders in Chetek have been looking into various options for future law enforcement coverage.  

Currently, the community is operating with an interim police chief, and a small department. 

The council will have to make some choices in the months ahead regarding police department funding and manpower needs.