Water Patrol

Racine County Sheriff’s Office Water Safety Patrol



The Racine County Sheriff’s
 Safety Patrol responds to
assist boaters
 for a variety of
incidents, including
engine failures, and rescue
 as well
as enforcement activities.
The Racine County Sheriff’s
Office continues to operate the
Water Safety Patrol on Lake Michigan
and on inland lakes and rivers
throughout Racine County. The Water
Safety Patrol operates from April 1st
until about the second week of
November. During the summer months,
Water Safety Patrol Deputies are
assisted by approximately 6 college
student summer employees.
The Water Safety Patrol continues
to be partially funded by the Department
of Natural Resources, Annually up to
17% of the costs of operating the
Water Safety Patrol are reimbursed to
Racine County.




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