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The Police Front Desk serving the general public is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm.
On Saturday and Sunday the Police Front Desk is open from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
On all holidays, the Police Front Desk closes at 11:00 pm the night prior and reopens at 7:00 am the next regular business day.
The Records Division is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.
For more reporting years, see Wauwatosa Police Department Annual Reports
For information on paying parking citations, refer to the "Pay a Parking Citation" section of our Parking information webpage
For information on paying traffic and non-traffic citations, refer to the "Pay Citation" section of our Traffic / Non-Traffic Citations information page
For more information, visit the Wauwatosa Municipal Court page
You can obtain Overnight Parking Permission by calling (414) 471-8430 prior to 3:00 am. Overnight Parking Permission is limited to:
* guests * stalled vehicles * vehicles affected by a construction project which makes off street parking impossible * fifteen (15) nights per vehicle, per year.
Snow EmergencyDuring the time of a declared Snow Emergency, you may not park on any street. You will not receive overnight parking permission and the police department will declare all existing parking permissions null and void.
For more information, see Parking
Please note that if there is a significant delay between the time of the crash and the time you report the crash, the Police Department may direct drivers to self-report the crash to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
For more information, see WI Department of Transportation Crash Reporting
If you lose or find a pet, also call The Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission. Their non-emergency phone number is (414) 649-8640. Their emergency phone number is (414) 274-9275. MADACC is responsible for housing stray pets in the Milwaukee area. They are located at 3839 W. Burnham St. in West Milwaukee. MADACC also has a website, which features photos of pets they are holding. Click here for their website: MADACC
An Internet Web site is maintained by the state Department of Corrections. Visitors to the site can identify offenders with searches by name or ZIP code.
Click here for the website: WI Sex Offender Registry
False alarms result in a response by public safety personnel, involve unnecessary expense to the city, increase the risk of injury to persons or damage to property, and dilute the overall public safety protection to the city. Per City Ordinance 7.08.005, persons connected to an alarm system shall pay to the city a charge for false alarms responded to by the police department.
Note: Alarm fees not paid by November 15th will be placed on the property tax bill.
For more information, click here: False Alarm Prevention and Fees
The normal hours for this service are Tuesday through Thursday, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm by appointment only. Printing is done in the police department booking room and there may be instances where you will not be permitted in this room. If so, you may be delayed or have to be rescheduled.
Fees: $15 per card for Wauwatosa residents; $25 per card for non-Wauwatosa residents. To schedule an appointment contact the department at 414-471-8430. A valid photo ID is required.
If your employer requires INK prints, contact the Milwaukee County Criminal Justice Facility at 949 N 9th Street, phone 414-226-7085 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 3:30pm. Fee is $5 per card, you must provide your own cards and you must pay for parking.