County Mutual Holds Successful 2017 A.L.E.R.T. Law Enforcement Challenge

The Wisconsin County Mutual Insurance Corporation and Community Insurance Corporation held their successful 6th Annual Advanced Law Enforcement Risk Training (A.L.E.R.T.) Law Enforcement Challenge on October 4, 2017.  Close to 30 member law enforcement departments from around Wisconsin competed at the event. Congratulations to all participants for a job well done on what turned out to be a tough course, created by your peers.     

2017 Winners

  • First Place: Deputy Robert Wanta
    Portage County Sheriff's Office
  • Second Place: Sergeant Eric Hartwig
    Iowa County Sheriff's Office
  • Third Place: Deputy Mark Ohmstead
    Rusk County Sheriff's Office
  • Fourth Place: Sergeant Kevin Deeren
    Trempealeau County Sheriff's Office
  • Fifth Place: Chief Deputy Alex Walrath
    Forest County Sheriff's Office

2017 Departmental and Individual Prizes
Winners and their departments received the following:

Top Five Departments
First place: $10,000
Second place: $8,000
Third Place: $6,000
Fourth Place: $4,000
Fifth Place: $2,000

Top Five Competitors: (Visa gift cards were awarded to winners)
First place: $1,200
Second place: $1,000
Third Place: $800
Fourth Place: $600
Fifth Place:$400
Links to Event Coverage
See 2017 event and participant photos here.
(Note: If you'd like a copy of your individual photos or the electronic files, please contact Michelle Gormican Thompson via email.)

See You Next Year!
Join us for the 7th Annual A.L.E.R.T. Law Enforcement Challenge on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in Portage County at the Portage County Sheriff's Department Range.

The A.L.E.R.T. Law Enforcement challenge was FREE to member law enforcement departments of the County Mutual and Community Insurance Corporation. In addition, sheriffs, chief deputies, firearms training officers, and law enforcement committee members, as well as chiefs, assistant chiefs, training officers and public safety committee/commission members were in attendance.

To register for the 2018 A.L.E.R.T. Law Enforcement Challenge or for questions, contact Bruce Scott of Aegis Corporation at or 414.491.1656.

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