Sun Prairie names new police chief

The city of Sun Praire has picked their new police chief, beginning at the end of the month.

The police commission chose Michael Steffes, a 25-year law enforcement veteran, according to a press release from SPPD.

He previously worked for the Beaver Dam, Rhinelander, and Shorewood Hills Police Departments. Steffes' current role is as Deputy Administrator for the Wisconsin Department of Justice.

He is a National Instructor in Leadership in Police Organizations for the International Association of Chiefs of Police and has taught throughout the United States and Canada.

Former Chief of Police Patrick Anhalt retired in April.

Steffes' first day with SPPD is Dec. 30.

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