2017 Conference

Registration is now open for the 2017 Conference.  Register now

Tentative Conference Schedule

The Wisconsin Traffic Safety Officer’s Association


Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday, February 27th-March 1st, 2017

The Radisson Paper Valley

Appleton, WI

For Room Reservations Click http://www.radisson.com/wtsoa  

Conference Schedule

Monday, February 27th  

8:00 a.m. to    9:45 a.m.          Registration

9:45 a.m. to  10:00 a.m.         Opening Ceremony – Empire Room

DePere P.D. Honor Guard

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.         Conference Opening Keynote – Empire Room

Trooper Robby Robinson “The First Three Seconds”

12:00 p.m. to   1:00 p.m.         Lunch (Included) – Evergreen Room

                  1:00 p.m. to   5:00 p.m.         Conference Opening Keynote – Continued – Empire Room

Trooper Robby Robinson “The First Three Seconds”

6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.                             Dinner (included) – Evergreen Room

7:00 p.m.                                 Networking Opportunity – Redwood Room


Tuesday, February 28th

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a. m.            Breakfast (included)

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a. m.                     General Session – Empire Room

WI DOT/Bureau of Transportation Safety

                                                                                Director’s Message

                                                                                Mr. David Pabst, Director of BOTS

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 p. m.          Legal & OWI Update

Dave Perlman & Tara Jenswold

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.            Luncheon Banquet/Association Meeting-Elections – Evergreen Room

Presentation – Nick Jarmusz, AAA Wisconsin

Presentation – Chris Prochut, Psychological Well-Being for Law

                                                                                                                 Enforcement Officers

1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.                             BreakoutsSgt. David Coughlin, “Biker 101 – 1% Bike Groups”

                                                                                                      –  Eugene Nagler, Milwaukee HIDTA – Drug Interdictions

                                                                                                        Update Information   

                                                                                                  – D.R.E. Staff – Drugged Driving, Recognizing Signs of

                                                                                                        Drug Impaired Drivers

                                                                              -Steven Krejci, D.R.E. Mock Evaluations (MUST be                

                                                                               certified to attend)                                   

3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.                             Breakouts Repeated

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.                             Social Hour (Cash Bar)

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.                             Dinner (included) – Empire Room

8:00 p.m.                                 Networking Opportunity – Redwood Room


Wednesday, March 1st

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.             Breakfast (included)

8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.           General SessionDave “J.D. Buck Savage” Smith presents “The

                                                                                Winning Mind”

                1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.             BOTS/DRE Banquet Graduation (All DRE’s in attendance) 


Registration forms are available at www.wtsoa.org.  $195 conference fee/meals included!  For reservations, contact the Radisson Paper Valley at http://www.radisson.com/wtsoa.  Single room rate is $82.00/night.  Room block at state rate deadline is February 8th, 2017. Should you have any questions, contact Ken Pileggi, WTSOA President, (262)613-1022(cell) or kpileggi@jeffersonpd.com. (email) or Pete Annis, WTSOA Director/Registration Coordinator, (715)218-0679(cell) or pannis@wtsoa.org (email)

Our charitable donation from our raffle in 2017 will go to the Wisconsin Riders-Police Unity Tour.  Check back often for updates!


Here’s a picture of Wood County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Ace.  His vest was purchased with funds raised from the Wisconsin Traffic Safety Officer’s Raffle.  We’ve also included a picture of Board Member Ted Mazza presenting the check from the 2016 Raffle to Donna Morgan from Vest A Dog.

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Wisconsin Traffic Safety Officer’s Association

Our Association has a renewed vision and mission, the Wisconsin Traffic Safety Officer’s Association continues to evolve to meet the changing needs, challenges and demands of today’s traffic safety enforcement professional. Together, we strive to make this an association that all members can continue to take pride in.

We welcome your ideas and encourage your participation. As we look to the future together, we will make Wisconsin a safer place in which to travel and raise our families.

WTSOA Overview 2016 Presidents Message