Whitewater police chief put on administrative leave

Investigation ongoing


Whitewater Police Department Chief Aaron M. Raap remains on administrative leave due to an ongoing investigation into a Thanksgiving day incident at his home.

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor

The Whitewater Police Department announced that Police Chief Aaron M. Raap was placed on paid administrative leave in a Press Release and Facebook post Friday, Dec. 3.

An internal investigation will be conducted by an outside agency based on an incident that occurred outside the city of Whitewater. The leave is not considered punitive, but part of department policy. Deputy Chief Dan Meyer will serve as acting police chief until further notice to continue operations without disruption.

The Whitewater Police Department is a full-service, community oriented and accredited law enforcement agency, which includes a 24/7 communications center. The department is comprised of 24 sworn officers and 13 civilian personnel. The department headquarters is located at 312 W. Whitewater St. and can be reached at 262-473-0555 or [email protected].

Whitewater Chief of Police Aaron M. Raap was placed on paid administrative leave pending an ongoing investigation.