Police Overview


The Ashland Police Department (APD) is located in the City Hall Building at 601 W. Main Street in the City of Ashland, WI, on the Third Floor. The Patrol Division has 19 Sworn Police Officers. These 19 Sworn Officers provide police services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We take pride in solving our community and citizens problems with efficient, courteous, and prompt service while building positive working relationships between the Officers and citizens.


​ Administrative Services, including copies of reports or forms, are open daily, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm, except holidays. To speak with a Staff Member or request a report, please call 715-682-7062.

Emergencies Dial 911

​ When there is an emergency call 911. In addition to explaining your emergency, give your telephone number, address, and if possible, please stay on the line. For all Non-Emergent calls, please call Ashland County Dispatch non-emergent line at 715-685-7642.

Mission Statement

​ We, the Ashland Police Department, pledge to protect and preserve life, property, and the rights of all citizens and visitors to our community. We recognize the need to be a positive role model as we embrace change in partnership with the community. It is our commitment to enforce laws firmly, yet with compassion, while affording dignity and respect for every individual.

Law Enforcement oath of honor

​ "On my honor, I will never betray my badge, my integrity, my character, or the public trust. I will always have the courage to hold myself and others accountable for our actions. I will always uphold the constitution, my community, and the agency I serve."