Scott Kleinfeldt

Scott Kleinfeldt

Lieutenant, Maddison Police Department
United States

Scott Kleinfeldt, a Lieutenant with the Madison Police Department, Madison WI, holds a Master's degree in Management from Cardinal Stritch University and a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Winona State University.' With over 25 years of progressive law enforcement experience, Scott is currently the East District Operations Lieutenant and is responsible for the supervision of patrol operations. 'Scott has extensive experience in event planning/logistics.' He spent time as the MPD Special Events coordinator and planned events such as the CrossFit games and Ironman triathlon, as well as state and local events, such as the Madison marathon, protests and presidential visits. 'Scott is a police fitness instructor and teaches several training topics at MPD. 'Scott has led a community policing team and created a nationally recognized community outreach unit at MPD.' In January of 2021, Scott took command of MPD's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) team.' Since that time, the size of the team has increased by 50%, the budget of the team has increased by 145%, and the non-training missions have increased by 64%.' These increases came during challenging political times with staffing and budgetary limitations.' The Madison Police Department's UAS team is now one of the most skilled and active teams in the Midwest. When Scott is not at work, he enjoys traveling the world with his family and coaching a highly competitive 18u fastpitch team.'