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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 well-being in defense of others.  
  • UNITY - We believe in cohesive teamwork in our department for the betterment of our community.    
  • COMPASSION - We treat everyone with dignity and respect regardless of their background or circumstances.
  • EXCELLENCE - We believe in consistently surpassing ordinary standards in the performance of our duty.

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2017 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 
Municipal Ordinance 14.330.  For more information regarding Regulations and Permit Applications see attached documents.

Press Release
Deer Harvest Regulations
2017 Bow Hunting Permit Application
2017 Land Owner Application
2017 Deer Harvest Results
City of Manitowoc Property Maps

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

Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office, 1025 South 9th St., from 8 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 (needles, 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:
Satruday, April 21, 2018: 9am-12pm, Healthy Kids Day,
YMCA, 205 Maritime Dr., Manitowoc 
Thursday, September 13, 2018: 2pm-5pm, Kiel Community Center
510 3rd St., Kiel
Saturday, October 20, 2018: 10am-3pm, Crime Prevention Day,
Expo-Merchants Building, 4921 Expo Dr., Manitowoc

Contact Manitowoc County Recycling Center at 920-683-4333 or click here 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.