Honest, Fair and Dignified Service
5303 Mesker Street  Weston  Wisconsin  54476 | Phone: 715.359.4202 | Fax: 715.359.4204


Chief Wally Sparks Everest Metro is comprised of 27 sworn officers and is structured like most para-military police organizations. Led by Chief Wally Sparks, command support comes from Administrative Captain Mark Hull and Operations Captain Clay Schulz.

Patrol and Investigations make up the department's Operations Division.

The "backbone" of any Police Department, Patrol is comprised of four Sergeants and twelve Patrol Officers. All perform the traditional functions of a motorized patrol force. In addition, Patrol is extremely service oriented. The philosophy of Patrol is high visibility and proactive policing through officer initiated activity.

Several of the Patrol personnel have additional duties and responsibilities assigned, which is in addition to their primary patrol function. Some of these extra duties are: K9 handler, departmental training, evidence processing and collection, community service, and crash reconstruction.

Investigations is a support function to Patrol. The two Detectives assigned, handle the majority of all major investigations. These investigations are usually very in-depth and lengthy. They are trained in crime scene processing, video and photographic techniques, evidence collection, interview and interrogation skills, as well as numerous other related specialties. A third Detective is assigned to the Marathon County Special Investigations Unit, a narcotics task force.

Additionally, the department has two specailly trained School Resource Officers who are permanently assigned to provide coverage to a school or a set of schools.

Department Organizational Chart


  • Chief Wallace Sparks
  • Operations Captain Clay Schulz
  • Administrative Captain Rob Dickerson


  • Detective-Sergeant Dan Goff
         Firearms Instructor/MACTAC Instructor/ICAC Task Force/SWAT      Active Shooter Instructor
  • Detective - Shane Heilmann
         Firearms Instructor/DAAT Instructor/TEMS/ICAC Task Force      MACTAC Instructor/SIMS/Honor Guard/SWAT/Narcotics


  • Sergeant Nick Aldrich
         Drug Recognition Expert
  • Sergeant Terry Peterson
  • Sergeant John Rusinek
         Field Training Officer
  • Sergeant Sam Stroik
         Field Training Officer/EVOC Instructor/Evidence Technician


  • Officer Chris Buenning
         Field Training Officer/SWAT
  • Officer Matt Hable
         Canine Handler/Field Training Officer/Arson Investigator
  • Officer Tom Jourdan
         Firearms Instructor/Evidence Technician
  • Officer Abby Krautkramer
         Crash Investigator
  • Community Service Officer Leah Long
         Child Safety Seat Technician/DARE Officer/ICAC Task Force      Sensitive Crimes
  • Officer Scott Marten
         Field Training Officer/Traffic Crash Investigator
  • Officer Luke Misslin
  • Officer Kou Moua
  • Officer Brenda Pellowski
         Child Safety Seat Technician/DARE Officer
  • Officer John Rusinek
         Field Training Officer/Evidence Technician/Honor Guard
  • Officer Dave Sabel
         Arson Investigator/SRO
  • Officer Cody Swearingen
         Honor Guard
  • Officer Cory Dums
  • Officer Matthew Nelson
  • Officer Alexis Meier


  • Officer Frank Wierzbanowski
  • Officer Greg Schremp
         Field Training Officer


  • Administrative Assistant Kristy Isberner
  • Jill Holbach
  • Carrie Hockerman
  • Grace Tosch

  • To protect our citizen's right to be free from criminal attack and be secure in their homes and possessions. The Everest Metropolitan Police Department will utilize all means at its disposal to accomplish this mission.

    We are committed to these principles:

    INTEGRITY We have integrity.
    We adhere to the highest moral and ethical standards. We are honest and sincere in dealing with each other and the community. We have the courage to uphold these principles and are proud that they guide us in all we do.

    FAIRNESS We act with fairness.
    Objective, impartial decisions and policies are the foundation of our interactions. We are consistent in our treatment of all persons. Our actions are tempered with reason and equity.

    RESPECT We show respect.
    We recognize the value of our unique cultural diversity and treat all people with kindness, tolerance, and dignity. We cherish and protect the rights, liberties, and freedoms of all as granted by the constitutions and laws of the United States and the State of Wisconsin.