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Criminal Investigator: Who did it? - View the video

Presenter
Brian Pittsley
Detective
Village of Waunakee

Location:
205 N. Klein Dr.
Waunakee, WI 53597

Career Clusters / Help Topics:

  • Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security

Biography:
The Village of Waunakee is located in northern Dane County and approximately 2 miles north of the City of Madison. The Waunakee Police Department has 20 full time Police Officers. This includes 1 Chief, 2 Lieutenants, 4 Sergeants, 11 Patrol Officers, 1 Detective, and 1 Police School Liaison Officer. We provide 24 hour a day protection for Waunakee's approximately 13,800 residents. Officers patrol over 200 streets, multiple businesses, and many parks. Officers have over 20,000 contacts annually with individuals. The department provides many community policing programs including; National Night Out, Bicycle Rodeo, Citizen's Academy, Shop with a Cop, and White Collar Crime Symposiums.

Description:
When people think of solving crimes they often compare it to the new hit TV show they recently watched. While those shows are entertaining, there is much more that goes into investigations. Detective Brain Pittsley will walk you through the path he took to becoming a Detective and the opportunities he has had being involved in this line work.