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We will adapt and evolve as a professional organization while reducing crime and providing critical and protective services for everyone.  We will accomplish our vision through optimizing strong community partnerships, strategic planning, continuous training and the most effective use of our available resources.  


We are committed to providing excellent police service and an unrelenting pursuit of justice, while maintaining order and securing a safe environment for everyone.   


  • INTEGRITY - We believe in always having the highest moral standards while doing the right thing, the right way, for the right reasons.  .
  • COURAGE - We possess the courage to do what is right to confront danger, intimidation and uncertainty, and when necessary, forsake our own-wellbeing in defense of others.  
  • UNITY - We believe in always having the highest moral standards while doing the right thing, the right way, fro the right reasons.  
  • COMPASSION - We provide dignity and respect to everyone regardless of their background or circumstances.
  • EXCELLENCE - We believe in consistently surpassing ordinary standards in the performance of our duty.

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2016 Deer Harvest Regulations and Permit Application

Deer may be harvested within the City of Manitowoc on private property in accordance and with exceptions to Manitowoc Municpal Ordinance 14.330. For Regulations and Permit Application: Click here.

2017 Manitowoc Citizen Academy - REGISTRATION OPENS IN DECEMBER.

The Manitowoc Police Department Citizens Academy is a eleven week program covering various aspects of law enforcement. Academy classes will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm, March 7th , with graduation being held on May 16th. Interested citizens must be committed to attending ALL sessions. You must be at least 18 years old or a senior in high school and have no felony convictions.

Drug Disposal Program

Time to clean out the cupboards and dispose of any unused medicines properly! Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Program is accepting unused and/or expired medications, over-the-counter medications, prescription medications and pet medications at no charge.

Permanent dropbox locations include:

Manitowoc Police Department, 910 Jay St., from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday thru Friday

Two Rivers Police Department, 1717 E. Park St., from 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday thru Friday

Pills need to be removed from their original container and put in a sealed Ziploc-style bag that is quart size or smaller. Liquid, powder and cream medications should remain in their original containers. Empty pill containers may be thrown in the trash or in a recycle bin.

Items NOT accepted by the disposal program include sharps (needs, syringes, lancets, etc.), chemical waste/mercury products, electronic glucose monitors, non-medical inhalers and business/long-term care medications.

Upcoming disposal events include the following:

Contact Manitowoc County Recycling Center at 920-683-4333 or visit www.manitowocrecycles.org/drugdisposalprogram.htm for more details.

Child Safety Seat Information

These two links will provide you information concerning child safety seats:




The Manitowoc Police Department takes fingerprints from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each week. No appointment is necessary, however you must request this service during the hours listed.

There is a $10 charge for City of Manitowoc residents that need fingerprints for employment or adoption purposes. If you live out of the city limits, please contact the Sheriff's Department or your local agency.