Police Department

Address - 201 N. Brown St. Rhinelander, Wisconsin  54501

Phone Number - 715.365.5300

Fax Number - 715.365.5313

Office Hours - 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The department has officers on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days per year

Public Information - Visit us at http://www.rhinelanderpd.gov


Lloyd Gauthier, Chief of Police, 715-365-5305

 Email - lgauthier@rhinelanderwi.us

Josh Chiamulera, Captain of Police 715-365-5306

 Email - jchiamulera@rhinelanderwi.us

Joy Olson, Administrative Assistant, 715-365-5300 

Email - jolson@rhinelanderwi.us

Our Mission Statement:

The Mission of the Rhinelander Police Department is to work in partnership with the community to solve problems, prevent crime enhance the quality of life, and provide a safe environment for everyone.

Core Values

The values guiding the Rhinelander Police Department include:

1.      Integrity

Uncompromising integrity and character is our standard. We have a continual focus on honesty and ethical decision making and will maintain trust and confidentiality in our positions.

                                                            2.      Professionalism

We will be leaders in our community, strive for innovation in law enforcement, and perform our duties with competence.

                                                            3.      Respect

We respect the diversity of our community and the inherent differences in every individual.

                                                           4.      Excellence

We strive to achieve excellence through continual focus on improvement, growth, technical and tactical proficiency and attention to detail. 

                                                           5.      Accountability

We will be responsible for our performance and for the reputation and morale of our department. 

                                                           6.      Commitment

We will provide selfless service to our community. 

                                                           7.      Honor

We act with courage, a sense of duty, and will control our emotions and actions, regardless of circumstance. We will have the courage to confront danger and accept our moral responsibility to stand resolute against actions which compromise our values.

 These values are supported by the behaviors and actions of employees as they live these values.  All employees are expected to represent the values of the department while in the workplace and off-duty.


We strive to provide the best public safety and service in partnership with our community by continuously improving, changing to reflect the needs of our community, and devoting ourselves to excellence.