JOIN THE SPD
The Superior Police Department employs approximately 60 sworn officers, seven civilian staff, and up to twenty volunteers. The SPD is divided into two primary units; Patrol and Investigations. The SPD is home to the area’s Lake Superior Forensic Technology & Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
There is plenty of room to advance within the SPD, with a command staff structure of Chief, Assistant Chief, two Captains, two Lieutenants, and six Sergeants.
Full time special assignments include Narcotics Investigator, Community Policing Officer, Technology Taskforce Investigator, School Resource Officer, and Housing Resource Officer.
Additionally, there are over a dozen specialties our officers can be a part of in addition to their regular assignment. These include Emergency Response Team, Crisis Response Team, Tactical Technology Team, Public Information Officer, Evidence Technician, and many more.
On behalf of the members of the Superior, Wisconsin Police Department, I welcome you to our recruitment website.
The men and women of the Superior Police Department take seriously their mission of providing service and protection in our community. We care about our City and work hard to not only solve crime, but to prevent crime. We are committed to continuing the important work of problem-solving with the help of our citizens as we strive to improve the quality of life in Superior.
We exist to serve, and because of this, we have set high standards for the professionalism of every member of our organization. As you review this website, please provide us with input or questions you may have to help us in our continued service to you.
The Superior Police Department is sworn to protect, committed to justice and dedicated to professional service.
Our core values are: Service, Security, Equality, Professionalism and a commitment to our department members.