WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAU) – More than 100 Wisconsin police chiefs are in Wausau this week to check out new equipment and learn the latest crime fighting techniques.
The police department is hosting the annual summer chiefs conference at the Jefferson Street Inn. The conference goes through Wednesday.
“It's nice to see all the new equipment, to network and to hear outstanding training,” said Wausau police Chief Jeff Hardel.
Hardel said Wausau has two initiatives that it can share with fellow departments. One is a program that has police officers accompany probation agents who perform random checks of those who are on supervision. The other are