Welcome to the Cedarburg Police Department web site!

We are a progressive, community-oriented agency which serves a population of nearly 12,000 citizens. We are committed to making Cedarburg a safe, desirable place to live, to visit, and to raise a family.

We operate by the precept of our mission, which is:

To maintain peace and order by providing the highest quality police services in response to community needs. We do this through apprehending criminals, developing partnerships, and respecting individuals.

With nineteen sworn officers and ten civilian employees, we are committed to serving the needs of the population through service, integrity and respect.

Service. By providing quality responsive services, we offer protection in an efficient and effective manner, tempered with courtesy, compassion and understanding.

Integrity. By upholding the public trust through honest, consistent and forthright interaction with all people in order to foster an atmosphere of mutual trust and cooperation.

Respect. By treating all persons with dignity and respect by promoting equality and fairness, in upholding their Constitutional rights without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation or ability.

Chief_FrankWith public safety as our number one priority, we manage and oversee the Axillary Police and Emergency Management to make sure traffic, safety and security needs are met during high volume traffic experienced during our many festivals and events. This ensures a high level of response for natural disasters and unexpected threats to the community. From straightforward services such as crossing guards and vacation security checks to criminal acts and safety concerns, the Cedarburg Police Department is a dependable resource.

Our streets are safe and our numbers show it. We have consistently experienced a low violent crime rate, low citizen complaints and we take pride in our accreditation with the Wisconsin Law Enforcement Accreditation Group’s Governing Board. We are one of only twenty law enforcement agencies in the state to achieve such accreditation, which is based on law enforcement excellence by complying with standards deemed essential to the protection of life, safety and citizens rights.

Please take a moment to access one of the many services the Cedarburg Police Department offers, including Vacation/Home Security Check, Hunter Safety courses, ticket reviews and more.

Thank you for visiting the Cedarburg Police Department web site. We are here to serve your needs, let us know how we can help.

Thomas Frank
Police Chief


News Headlines

Hunter Safety Field Day


Hunter Safety Field Day: Cedarburg Police Department will sponsor a Hunter Safety Field Day on Sunday, March 31, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Field Day will be held at Ozaukee Fish & Game, 5123 County Hwy Y, Saukville, WI. This Field Day is being held in conjunction with an internet course offered by the WI Department of Natural Resources. The online course is a pre-requisite for participation in the Field Day. Both are required to qualify for a Hunter Safety Certificate.

Interested individuals must complete the online course and obtain a DNR customer ID #. This number can be obtained by calling 1-888-936-7463. To register for the Field Day, please contact Officer Dustin Koehler at the Cedarburg Police Department, 262-375-7620. Registration for the Field Day must be done with Officer Koehler by phone. There is a $10.00 Field Day fee payable to the Cedarburg Police Department, in addition to the fees charged by the DNR for the online course.

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The City of Cedarburg has declared a snow emergency through 7:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 13, 2019. While the information is below, if at all possible, please do not park on the roadway as it could hamper snow removal operations. We got all the snow they predicated and then some, and it’s still falling.

Our snow removal crews are actively plowing and clearing as many areas as they can; please be patient as they work to make our roads safe for travel.


(2) Alternate Side Parking. Whenever a snow emergency exists and the Director of Public Works causes an announcement thereof to be made by at least two (2) radio
stations whose normal operating range includes the City of Cedarburg, it shall be unlawful:

a. For any person to park any motor vehicle upon the even-numbered side of any street in the City of Cedarburg on any odd-numbered day of the month or upon the odd-numbered side of any street in the City of Cedarburg on any even-numbered day of the month at any time; and

b. For any person to park any motor vehicle upon any street in the City of Cedarburg between the hours of 12:00 a.m. (midnight) and 6:00 a.m.

(3) Duration. The parking restrictions imposed by this Section shall remain in effect during the course of any snow emergency and until such snow emergency terminates.

(c) Removal of Vehicles. Whenever such an emergency exists, as previously defined, and any vehicles are illegally parked, stopped, or standing in such a manner as to prevent or impede City of Cedarburg Motor Vehicles and Traffic 36 snow clearance or removal in any manner upon any street, alley, highway, or parking lot, the City employees or their agents shall be authorized to move or remove such vehicles, where such vehicles will no longer prevent or impede such aforesaid snow clearance or removing. Towing fees will be assessed against the owner of such vehicle. This section shall not be construed to exempt the owner from other penalties which he may incur.

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Hunter Safety Course-Spring 2018

February 21, 2018

The Cedarburg Police Department is offering a Hunter Safety course with the Dept. of Natural Resources.  The course consists of 4 classroom sessions and one outdoor field day.  Participation at all 5 sessions is required to receive Hunter Safety certification.  The classroom sessions will be held at the Cedarburg Police Department, Community Room, W75N444 Wauwatosa Road, Cedarburg.  The field day will be held at Ozaukee Fish & Game in Saukville.

The dates for the upcoming session are: Tuesday, April 3; Thursday, April 5; Tuesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 12, 2018.  Class will begin at 6:00 p.m. and last until approximately 8:30 p.m.  The Field Day date is Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is required.  Contact Sgt. Pat Spaeth of the Cedarburg Police Department at 262-375-7620 to register for the class.  In order to register, interested individuals must obtain a DNR Customer ID #.  This number can be obtained by calling 1-888-936-7463.  Any questions regarding the class should be directed to Sgt. Pat Spaeth.

The cost for the class is $10.00.

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