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Nick Reimer
Chief of Police

Scott Luchterhand
Assistant Chief

Rob Barbier
Deputy Chief

Manitowoc Police Department
910 Jay Street
Manitowoc, WI  54220

Phone: (920) 686-6500
Fax: (920) 686-6588

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
We will be a model law enforcement organization viewed both internally and externally as progressive and innovative, willing to embrace new technologies, concepts, and ideas. Working together, we will develop an environment that allows for an open exchange of ideas and information, creates cohesiveness throughout the department, and promotes a sense of respect and understanding with our employees and the community as a whole.

The mission of the City of Manitowoc Police Department is to work cooperatively with the community to prevent crime, maintain order, and provide a safe environment for everyone. 

Manitowoc Police Department: MTPD
  • Mission-Guided - We follow our mission statement because we value life and dignity above all else. Therefore, we give first priority to situations that threaten life, use force only when necessary, and treat everyone as we would want to be treated.
  • Trustworthy - We believe integrity is the basis for community trust. Therefore, we hold ourselves to high standards of moral and ethical conduct.
  • Professional - We are accountable to each other and to the citizens we serve. Therefore, we communicate openly among ourselves and are responsive to a diverse community by acknowledging community values and expectations.
  • Dedicated - We strive for personal and professional excellence. Therefore, we do our best by working as a team toward realistic, mutually agreed upon goals. We lead by example, recognizing a changing world and developing ourselves to our highest potential.

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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 for more details.

Child Safety Seat Information

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.

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