The vital link between the Winnebago CountyWide Crime Stoppers Board and the community at large are the Crime Prevention Officers. These officers continually monitor the changes and challenges facing our community. They keep Winnebago CountyWide Crime Stoppers current on events so Winnebago CountyWide Crime Stoppers can focus on the current issues. The Crime Prevention Officers working directly with Winnebago CountyWide Crime Stoppers are:
- Officer Joe Nichols, Oshkosh Police Department (also on the State Crime Stoppers Board)
- Pete Ehlert, Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department
- John Wallschlager (Civilian), City of Menasha Police Department
- Stuart Zuehls, City of Neenah Police Department
- Jason Weber, Town of Menasha Police Department
- Chris Tarmann, UWO Police Department.
Winnebago CountyWide Crime Stoppers enjoys its partnership with re:THINK, a community collation housed in the Winnebago County Health Department supported by state and federal grants whose aim is to improve the health of county residents by preventing and reducing the use of and exposure to tobacco and the abuse of alcohol and other drugs as well as promoting healthy lifestyles. This partnership and the ongoing support and cooperation with individual community police departments allow Crime Stoppers to successfully carry out its mission and vision.
Winnebago CountyWide Crime Stoppers is continuously looking for citizens interested in joining its board of directors. Citizens living in Winnebago County interested in receiving information on how they can apply may contact Crime Stoppers by sending an email to [email protected]. or contacting Officer Joe Nichols at the Oshkosh Police department at (920) 236-5742.
Individuals or businesses interested in becoming a sponsor may also visit our new and updated website. Winnebago CountyWide Crime Stoppers is a 503(c)(3) organization.