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​912 Garfield St 

Whitewood, SD 57793

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Mission Statement

The Whitewood Police Department is a value-driven organization committed to excellence and will partner with the community to make the City of Whitewood a better place to live, visit and conduct business.

From the Chief of Police

Dear Citizens and Visitors,

On behalf of the men and women of the Whitewood Police Department, welcome to our website. This is an exciting opportunity to provide you with information about our department's programs, services and activities.

We are committed to keeping this community as safe as possible by providing you with the highest quality of law enforcement service. The Whitewood Police Department is working to create partnerships with the members of our community. Working together, we can improve the quality of life in the City of Whitewood by finding creative ways to solve problems relating to crime, fear of crime and social disorder.

I believe this website can be a valuable resource in providing you with information about our department. It can also offer you an opportunity to communicate with us. Please don't hesitate to contact us with your ideas or concerns.

Paul Witcraft
Chief of Police

Police Department

Chief of Police:

Paul Witcraft

Police Officers:

Josh Bach

​Patrick Kaiser

​Mike DeWeese

Phone: ​(605) 269-2550

​Phone: (605) 578-2230 Dispatch

Emergency: 911