Portage County Sheriff: The Town of Plover is currently served by the Portage County Sheriff’s Office which provides protective services through random patrols and on a “call-out” basis. For control purposes, Portage County is divided into three districts:
- the first district - bounded by STH 66 to the north and by the Wisconsin River to the west,
- the second, lies between STH 66 and STH 54, and
- the third district covers from STH 54 to the southern county line.
The Town of Plover is located in the second and third districts. During the day shift, one officer is assigned to each district, plus an additional officer and one supervisor “floats” throughout the County. During the night shift, two officers are assigned to each district, plus an additional officer and one supervisor float throughout the County. Officers may drive through the Town of Plover any number of times during each shift to check on businesses and residences.