Police Department

Freedom Police Dept.
W2004 County Road S
P.O.Box 1007
Freedom, WI 54131

Phone: 920-788-0902
Fax: 920-788-7550

Police Chief
Chris M. Nechodom #753

Police Officer
Tom J. Van Horn #752


Outagamie County Sheriff Information

Phone: 920-832-5000 Emergency: 911

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 The Town of Freedom is a growing community that includes both rural and urban settings.  The population of Freedom has continued to grow at a rate of 9% from 1990 to its present population.  The Town is located in Outagamie County and is located between Green Bay and Appleton.  The Town has one state highway, Highway 55, and four county highways that run through the township.  The local school system is shared with four surrounding townships.  The Town also has recreational facilities within its borders that consist of a sports complex located at the VFW Park and two golf courses, the semi private Fox Valley Golf Club and Irish Waters.

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Freedom Police Department 




If you are in need of a police report, please contact our Police Chief (Chris Nechodom) 
Email: CNechodom@townoffreedom.org
Phone: 920-788-0902, ext 753



The Freedom Police Department, in cooperation with the residents of the Town of Freedom, strive to preserve the Quality of Life which all of its citizens presently enjoy.

The Freedom Police Department is committed to providing law enforcement services, along with Education and Prevention programs that assist and are related to the prevention of crime and safety of its citizens. 

The Freedom Police Department pledges to preserve the Quality of Life that makes Freedom's neighborhoods safe and brings the community closer.


We are responsible for a township covering 36 square miles
We serve a population in excess of 5991
Backup services are supplied by the Outagamie County Sheriff's Dept.
The department is dispatched by the Outagamie County Sheriff's Department
Police Chief :
 Chris Nechodom
Chris M. Nechodom / Badge #753

Police Officer:
Tom VanHorn
Tom J. Van Horn / Badge #752


Police Officer:

Seth Tobison / Badge #754
 Outagamie County Sheriff
Non-emergency 920-832-5000
Emergency 911


In 1998, the Freedom Town Board formed the current police department and created a Police Commission to oversee the department.  Prior to 1998, an elected constable and two part time contract police officers patrolled the town. 
On March 18, 1998, the Town hired its first police chief to head the newly formed department.  One of the part time contract officers was hired as a member of the new department.  The following year another police officer position was authorized by the Town Board to assist the department in patrolling the community.  This new position was funded through a Community Policing Grant awarded to the department by the federal government. With three part time police officers the department was able to provide the community with 50 hours of patrol coverage. 
During the 2001 budget process the Town Board authorized the police department to hire the town's first full time police officer.  On July 1, 2001, that officer started patrolling the streets and the department was authorized to increase their patrol time from 50 hours per week to 90 hours per week.  With the addition of the full time position, the department is better able to service the needs of the community.



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