Judiciary

Tribal Court

The St. Croix Chippewa Tribal Court hears cases involving child welfare, St. Croix Tribal Natural Resource offenses, St. Croix Chippewa Housing disputes, and civil cases.

St. Croix Tribal Courts Source of Power: St. Croix Tribal Constitution and the authority given by the St. Croix Tribal Council and Tribal Codes.

Subject Matter Jurisdiction
  • General Civil Jurisdiction
  • ICW
  • Natural Resources
  • Housing
  • Garnishments / Tribal Debt
Personal Jurisdiction
  • St. Croix Tribal Members
  • Non-members residing on reservation lands, small claims – pursuant to inter-tribal agreements

Contact Information

Katy Merrill, Clerk of Court
715-349-2195 x 5437
[email protected]

Estella Merrill, Clerk Assistant
715-349-2195 x 5178
[email protected]

Court Receptionist
715-349-2195 x 5109

Facility EVS
715-3249-2195 x 7025

Tribal Legal Department

The St. Croix Tribal Legal Department represents the St. Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin in all proceedings before federal, state and tribal courts. As the Tribe’s attorneys and legal staff, the Legal Department represents the Tribe in business negotiations, real estate transactions and relationships with state and federal agencies. The Legal Department also supports other Tribal Departments such as Enterprises, Elder Advocates, Indian Child Welfare, Human Resources, Land and Planning, Benefits, Environmental Services and others when legal assistance is needed.

Contact Info

Ashley Duffy
General Counsel
Phone/EXT – 5146
[email protected]

Shayna Gray
Paralegal
Phone/EXT – 5138
[email protected]

St. Croix Tribal Police Department

The St. Croix Tribal Police Department operates on a 24/7 rotation. Our main goal is to provide public safety services to the residence living within the designated jurisdictional boudaries.
We provide many services to residence including but not limited to security checks, lock outs, K9 demonstrations, ride alongs, public relations and more specific services like Shop with a Cop, fishing contests, Hunter’s safety classes, community picnics, Christmas with the Cops and blanket making.

We have a disptach center that is operational with limited hours but welcome membership to call and leave a message. This service is for any non 911 emergency that may need the services of the police.

“The most effective weapon against crime is cooperation” – J Edgar Hoover

Dispatch Number

Non-Emergency: 715- 349-8638

EMERGENCY DIAL 911

Police Department Fax

715-349-8462

Mailing Address
24663 Angeline Ave, Webster, WI 54893

Physical Address
4384 State Road 70, Webster, WI 54893

Chief of Police
Frank Taylor

Patrol SGT
Cliff Casady

Patrol Officer
Thad Osborne

Patrol Officer
Anthony Brunner

Patrol Officer
Mike Zajac

Patrol Officer
Katelyn Brown

Drug Investigator
Miranda Jerdee

K-9 Officer
Donnie Holmes

Part-time Patrol Officer
Tamara Larson

Office Administrator
Jennifer Brugman
[email protected]

Dispatcher
Joanna Bortosh

Dispatcher
Alice Denotter

Animal Control
Joe Oustigoff

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Due to COVID-19 Tribal Buildings may be closed to visitors, or have limited hours.