Former FDL Police Chief Gets Promotion In State DOJ

Former Fond du Lac Police Chief Tony Barthuly has a new job in the state’s Department of Justice. He had been serving as Director of Training and Standards, but was recently named the Administrator for the Division of Law Enforcement Services, which includes training, the crime lab, the Crime Information Bureau, and Bureau of Justice Information. He likes the new opportunity. He says he will be working a lot with law enforcement agencies across the state. He is proud of the work that he accomplished as Director of Training and Standards. He says they increased the training standard from 520 to 720 hours and implemented a six week Command College among other things. He says when he was offered that job he considered it a dream job. He says there was an opportunity to build a better curriculum for law enforcement officers in the state. Barthuly retired from the Fond du Lac Police Department in June of 2011 and was offered the Director of Training and Standards position 45 days later.