1902 Police Department
In 1902, nine officers made up the Manitowoc Police Department. Salaries at that time were $850 per year for the chief, $600 per year for the assistant chief, and $540 per year for patrol officers.
Each officer, including the chief, got two days off each month. The department had two shifts and officers worked 12 hour days. Patrol officers worked over 4,176 hours per year and averaged just under $0.13 per hour.