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Police FAQs

 
 
What number do I call if I need a police officer?
  • If an emergency call 911
  • To meet with or talk to an officer call 757-2244 or 882-2292 then press 6
  • If you have a Municipal court related question call 882-2292 then press 7
  • If you which to speak to the police secretary or have an administrative question call 882-2292 then press 0
 
What are the hours the lobby is open at the Evansville Police Department?
  • Mon- Fri 7am-6pm
  • If the lobby is closed press the red button on the wall to the right of the entrance door and you will be connected to a police dispatcher who will assist you.
 
How do I obtain a police record, accident report, etc., and is there a cost or fee?
  • Click HERE for records request form and information.
  • Click HERE for records request fees.
 
How do I pay a parking citation?
  • Click HERE for information on parking.
 
How do I pay a municipal or traffic citation?
  • You can pay On line at: www.officialpayments.com  (Use Jurisdiction Code 6845)
  • Click HERE for Evansville Municipal Court contact information.
 
When and where is municipal court?
  • Municipal Court is held the second Saturday of each month located on 3rd floor of City Hall.
  • Municipal Trials are scheduled the last Wednesday of each month, same location at 6:30pm.
  • Click HERE for Evansville Municipal Court
 
How do I buy a bike license?
  • Bike licenses can be purchased at the police department M-F from 7am-6pm
 
How do I buy a dog license?
  • Dog licenses can be purchased at City Hall M-F from 7:30am-4:30pm
 
Does Evansville have a winter parking ordinance?
  • Yes. Alternate side parking from November 30 to March 1
  • Click HERE for parking information.
 
Do I need a permit to parking in city lots?
  • Yes. Permits can be obtained from the police department M-F from 7am-6pm.
  • Click HERE for parking information..
 
Does Evansville have a leash law for pets?
  • No, however there is an ordinance that requires pets to remain on their own property or under the control of the owner.
  • Click HERE for information about animal ordinances.
 
Can I register my vehicle at the Evansville Police Department?
  • Yes. Click HERE for more information.
 
Can I renew my driver’s license at the Evansville Police Department?
  • No. We only register cars, light trucks, motorcycles and new mopeds.
 
How can I get a copy of my driving record?
  • You can only obtain your driving record from the DMV. Click HERE.
 
I have a child safety seat.  Does Evansville Police Department install them?
 
Does Evansville have a worthless check ordinance?
  • Yes. Click HERE for more information.
  • Click HERE for the State Statute.
 
How do I obtain a restraining order?
  • Restraining orders are issued at the Rock County Courthouse. Click HERE for more information.
 
Does the Evansville Police Department unlock vehicles?
  • Yes but only within the City of Evansville. For assistance call 757-2244
 
Where can I get rid of old and/or unused prescriptions?
  • Prescriptions can be dropped off at out drug drop box which is located outside the police department lobby. We DO NOT accept any illegal drugs or sharps.
 
Does Evansville Police Department conduct Salvage Vehicle Inspections?
  • Yes.
  • Click HERE for Salvage Vehicle Inspection information.
 
How do I find out where registered sex offenders live?
  • The Wisconsin Department of Corrections maintains an online registry of sex offenders. Click HERE for more information.
 
How do I find information on Wisconsin's Concealed Carry Law?
  • Wisconsin Act 35 was signed into law on July 8, 2011, and published on July 22, 2011. The provisions regarding carrying a concealed weapon (CCW) license took effect until November 1, 2011. The Wisconsin Department of Justice website contains up-to-date information to answer many of the questions being asked by citizens. This information is updated as needed, so it is recommended to check back often.
  • Click HERE for more information.
I was involved in a traffic accident and the police didn't do an accident report. How can I get one?
  • If you were involved in a traffic crash and law enforcement did not complete a traffic crash report for you, and/or you received a letter from the Department of Transportation stating you were involved in a reportable traffic crash, you are required to complete a traffic crash report.
  • Click HERE for more info.
I lost something in the city. How can I find out if the police have it?
  • You can call 608-882-2292 and ask if the police located your property. There is also our Found Property page with a list of items found or turned into the police department. Click HERE for that page.

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Meet Our Staff

staff

Scott McElroy

Police Chief

608-882-2292 (Non-emergency)

s.mcelroy@ci.evansville.wi.gov