Wisconsin Rapids Police Department
"We pledge to value and protect people, property, and the rights of all with respect, honor, courage and integrity."
"Through community partnership and service, our focus is on citizen safety and trust. We will provide the highest level of public service for all through accountability, professionalism, dedication and effective leadership."
Frequently Asked Questions
Overnight parking ordinance
Alternate side parking is allowed from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. on all city streets, unless otherwise posted or exempt from the ordinance. On even numbers calendar days, all vehicles shall be parked on the even numbered side of the street. On odd numbered calendar days, all vehicles shall be parked on the odd numbered side of the street. In the event of a snow emergency, there is NO parking on any city streets for the duration of the snow emergency.
Curfew in the City of Wisconsin Rapids is 10pm to 5am for anybody under the age of 17. There are limited exceptions for circumstances such as coming home from work or a school function. See ordinance 25.08 for complete details.
PREscription drop off site
The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department will collect your unwanted, unneeded or outdated prescriptions and over the counter medicines. Please bring all medication in a plastic baggie without the pill containers. The drop off location is located in the Lobby of City Hall just outside the Police Department.
More Information on Prescription Drop Off
Our department will fingerprint individuals free of charge if you live or work with in Wisconsin Rapids city limits, otherwise we charge a $25.00 fee. We will provide this service as staffing allows and no appointment is necessary. Fingerprinting hours are 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Tuesdays – Saturday. When entering the main doors of City Hall, pick up the red phone which connects you to dispatch and indicate that you need to be fingerprinted and an officer will be called in.
Note: Due to COVID-19, we ask that people coming in for fingerprinting wear a mask and wash their hands prior to coming in.
Is my drivers license valid?
Is my vehicle plate valid?
Police department tours
The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department will gladly host a tour of the department and its equipment for scouts, pre-schools, classes, and other interested folks. To arrange a tour please contact Officer Pelot . We will ask about the size of the group and find a time that works for you and us.
Pharmaceutical Drop-Off Locations
Crime Stoppers Submit a Tip - P3
Municipal Court & Fine Payment
Chief of Police