Law Enforcement



Mission Statement
Maintain the safety, security, and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Marenisco Township

Preventive patrol, criminal investigations, crime prevention, community policing and traffic enforcement


Chief Bruce J. Mahler
  Officer George Beninghaus
  Officer Carl Smith
  Officer Brandon Tauer

 Officer Bob Halvorson

Hours of Operation

Chief Bruce J. Mahler:
Monday – Friday 0700 – 1500 hours
On-call after hours
Home: 906-787-2721
Cell: 906-458-4539
911 – ask for Chief Mahler

October-April Officers:
Beninghaus, Smith, Tauer, and Halvorson work snowmobile patrol on the Thursday through Sunday afternoon shift

May-September Officers:
Officers work mainly Friday and Saturday afternoon shift

County sheriff and MSP handle calls if Chief Mahler cannot be contacted for call-out