Hiring Resource Group

Thank you for taking the time to learn about the Madison Police Department. We have a dedicated team of officers available to answer your questions regarding the Madison Police Department. Members of the Hiring Resource Group are accessible via email to answer questions regarding the daily job functions of a police officer, specialty positions within the department, and what it means to join the MPD team.

Questions regarding the hiring process or an applicant's status should be directed to Program Assistant Deb Slawek, (608) 266-4190.

Dave Dexheimer

Dave Dexheimer

  • Date of Hire: 1996
  • Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts-Kansas City Art Institute
  • Current/Past Assignments: Neighborhood Resource Officer, Community Policing Team, Public Information Officer, Special Events Team
Heather Dzick

Heather Dzick

  • Date of Hire: 1998
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology-University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Current/Past Assignments: Neighborhood Resource Officer, Patrol Officer, and previous experience as a Police Officer in the State of Colorado
Zulma Franco

Zulma Franco

  • Date of Hire: 2009
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management-Ashford University
  • Current/Past Assignments: Patrol Officer, Amigos En Azul, Special Events Team, Peer Support Group, Latino Youth academy, Diversity Inclusion Team
Greg Rossetti

Greg Rossetti

  • Date of Hire: 1998
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science-Bowling Green State University, Master of Public Administration-Ohio State University
  • Current/Past Assignments: Patrol Officer, Educational Resource Officer, Neighborhood Police Officer
Dao Xiong

Dao Xiong

  • Date of Hire: 1997
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Criminology-Eastern Washington University
  • Current/Past Assignments: Community Policing Team and Patrol Officer
Theresa Taylor

Theresa Magyera

  • Date of Hire: 2012
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Sociology-Iowa State University, Master of Science in Criminology-University of Texas at Arlington
  • Current/Past Assignments: Neighborhood Resource Officer, Patrol Officer, and previous experience as a police officer in the state of Texas
Kym Woodly

Kym Woodly

  • Date of Hire: 1997
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology-Upper Iowa University
  • Current/Past Assignments: Detective, Educational Resource Officer, Gang liaison, Patrol Officer, Amigos En Azul, Black Youth Academy, Diversity Inclusion Team
Tim Smith

Tim Smith

  • Date of Hire: 2002
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations-University of Wisconsin Madison, Master of Science in Criminal Justice-University of Wisconsin Platteville
  • Current/Past Assignments: Forensic Investigator, Community Policing Team, Patrol Officer, previous law enforcement experience in Wisconsin, active member of Wisconsin Army National Guard
Amelia Levett

Amelia Levett

  • Date of Hire: 2012
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology-Michigan State, Master’s degree in Criminal Justice-Michigan State
  • Current/Past Assignments: Neighborhood Resource Officer, Patrol Officer
Rosemarie Mansavage

Rosemarie Mansavage

  • Date of Hire: 2005
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Zoology-University of Wisconsin Madison, Continuing Education-University of Wisconsin Whitewater
  • Current/Past Assignments: K9 Officer, Community Policing Team, Special Events Team, Patrol Officer
Corey Saffold

Corey Saffold

  • Date of Hire: 2009
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice-Concordia University
  • Current/Past Assignments: Educational Resource Officer, Patrol Officer, advisor for Black Student Union at West High School
Chris Frank

Chris Frank

  • Date of Hire: 2007
  • Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Management-University of Wisconsin Stevens Point
  • Current/Past Assignments: Community Policing Team, Patrol Officer, served in the United States Coast Guard for 4 years
Brian Sheehy

Brian Sheehy

  • Date of Hire: 1997
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Psychology-University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Current/Past Assignments: SWAT, Motor Officer, Special Events Team, Community Policing Team, Patrol Officer
Joanna Hollenback

Joanna Hollenback

  • Date of Hire: 2011
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Science and Law-University of Wisconsin Madison
  • Current/Past Assignments: Mental Health Officer, Patrol, Forensic Investigator

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