Captain Sheronda D. Grant
Captain Sheronda Grant is a proud Milwaukee native who grew up in the 53206 area. Shortly after graduating from Hamilton High School, she was hired by the Milwaukee Police Department as a police aide in 2001. After graduating from the Police Academy, she was assigned to District 4 as a patrol officer. As an officer, Captain Grant became a state certified law enforcement instructor trained in Professional Communications, Defense and Arrest Tactics, Emergency Vehicle Operations and Vehicle Contacts. She also became a field training officer, specialized in undercover operations and at one point was the sole recruiting officer for the entire Milwaukee Police Department.
In January 2014, Captain Grant was promoted to the rank of police sergeant and in that rank has been assigned to District 5, the Internal Affairs Division, the Police Academy, and the Office of the Chief as the agency’s Spokesperson. In 2020, she was promoted to lieutenant and assigned to District 3. In December 2021, she was reassigned to District 5 as the Acting Captain, and on February 18, 2022, she was promoted to Captain and remains at District 5.
Captain Grant holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Quality and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, both from Marian University. She is a graduate of the International Associations of Chiefs of Police (IACP) - Leadership in Police Organizations, has attended various FBI LEEDA courses, earned several training certificates, and is a graduate of Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command - Class 518. She is a member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, IACP and is a former President of the League of Martin. Captain Grant believes that diversity in law enforcement is important, therefore she works to encourage more African Americans, other minorities, and women to join the law enforcement profession.