Public Safety

Village of Coon Valley Police Department

The Police Department is located at 205 Anderson Street.    If the Village Office is closed, you can contact the Police Department by calling the telephone numbers listed below.  The Village of Coon Valley Police Department is not a 24-hour department.  For any urgent matter, call the 800 number to reach the Vernon County Dispatcher.  In case of emergency, contact 911.

Police Chief:    Philip Welch

Officer Patrick Kahabka

   Officer Zachary Kammel

Phone:  608-452-3884         Alternate Phone:  800-637-2123          Fax:  608-452-3242          Emergency:   911

Coon Valley Police Department Facebook Page

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Public Records Request Form

The Coon Valley Police Department’s policy on Use of Force is included here for public information.  Click the following link to view it:  Use of Force Policy.  This policy is in line with the Presidential Executive Order on Safe Policing for Safe Communities: Order No. 13929, June 16, 2020

This policy is certified by the independent agency Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group as complying with the most current U.S. Department of Justice standards.


You may print a copy of this policy from the website or you can submit a public records request to the Village Clerk’s Office at 205 Anderson Street or by fax at (608) 452-3242 or email  and allow three business days for the copy to be provided.

Coon Creek Fire and Rescue

Coon Valley has a Volunteer Fire Department and First Responder Team.   Coon Creek Fire and Rescue is comprised of volunteer men and women serving their community.   They offer paid training and compensation, and they ask for regular attendance at meetings and trainings, respond to calls when available, and a willingness to serve the community.    Want to learn more?   Contact Chief Russ Cornford (452-3077), Assistant Chief Ken Phillips (452-3932), Assistant Chief Jason Rundhaugen (792-6550), any firefighter, or attend a meeting or training (6:30 pm on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, respectively).

Emergency - Call 911

Fire Department non-emergency – 608-452-3688 or 608-452-3598

Vernon County Emergency Management utilizes a messaging system called "Nixle."  The system has the ability to send out messages via text or email for different types of incidents or emergencies that are occurring such as Severe Weather, Missing Persons, Hazardous Materials emergencies, and many more.  You can text your zip code to 888777 or go to to get emergency messages from Vernon County Management. 

Click this link for more NIXLE information