Chief Torin Misko

Torin Misko is the Chief of Police for the Hartland Police Department located in the State of Wisconsin. The Village of Hartland is a community in Waukesha County and is a suburb of Milwaukee. Hartland is approximately five and a half square miles with a population of almost ten thousand people. The Hartland Police Department provides twenty-four hour a day, seven day a week police coverage and consists of seventeen full time sworn law enforcement officers and four clerical staff. Before joining the Hartland Police Department in September of 2018, Chief Misko was the Deputy Inspector at the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Office. As the Deputy Inspector, he oversaw all sworn law enforcement operations that consisted of approximately 170 deputy sheriffs assigned to Patrol Services, Court Services, Police Contract Services, Detective Bureau, and the Metro Drug Unit. Chief Misko serves as the President of the Waukesha County Police Chiefs’ Association and is a member of the training committee for the Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association. Chief Misko is an adjunct instructor at the Waukesha County Technical College where he teaches use of force and firearms tactics to law enforcement officers and police recruits. Chief Misko has his master’s degree in organizational leadership and his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice through Marian University. In addition, Chief Misko is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session #256 and the Homeland Security Leadership Academy Session #2 through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center. He also completed the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Chief Misko is honored to serve on the Board of Governors for the Midwest region of the Small & Rural Law Enforcement Executives Association and looks forward to strengthening the capacity of small and rural law enforcement agencies across the country.