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
- Natural Resources
- Garnishments / Tribal Debt
- St. Croix Tribal Members
- Non-members residing on reservation lands, small claims – pursuant to inter-tribal agreements
Katy Merrill, Clerk of Court
715-349-2195 x 5437
Estella Merrill, Clerk Assistant
715-349-2195 x 5178
715-349-2195 x 5109
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.
Phone/EXT – 5146
Phone/EXT – 5138
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 residents living within the designated jurisdictional boundaries.
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 dispatch 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
Non-Emergency: 715- 349-8638
EMERGENCY DIAL 911
Police Department Fax
24663 Angeline Ave, Webster, WI 54893
4384 State Road 70, Webster, WI 54893
Chief of Police
Part-time Patrol Officer