How do I contact the Cedarburg Police Department?
If this is an emergency, call
for contact information.
How do I get a copy of a police report?
Copies of reports can be obtained from the Cedarburg Police
Department by completing a
Public Records form. It normally takes
two or three working days to
process the request. Accident reports are normally available two to
three working days after the occurrence. There is a processing fee
of 25¢ per page charged for all reports. Accident reports cost
I received a parking ticket in Cedarburg, now what do I do?
You have several options.
- The you
wish to pay the citation you may do so in person or by mail to the Cedarburg Police Department. The
fine information is located on the back of the citation. Depending
on how long you wait to pay the ticket will decide how much you have
- The second option is that you may
contest the parking ticket by clicking on Contest
Parking Ticket on the left. Upon receipt
and review of the completed form a decision will be made to
determine whether the circumstances warrant the dismissal of your
parking ticket. You will be contacted
either by phone, e-mail or letter as to the decision on the citation. If it is
dismissed, no further action is needed on your part. However, if it
is decided that your citation will not be dismissed, you will have five
days from the date of notification to pay the original amount of the
citation. Failure to pay for the citation will result in a
suspension of your vehicle registration.
- The third option
you have is to request a court date. You may contact our department to
request a date Monday - Friday between the hours of 8am and 4pm. You will need to give us
your name, address, and Citation #. You will then be sent a follow-up
letter regarding your traffic court date with an appearance before
the Municipal Court judge. You may chose to plead no
contest, guilty or not guilty. If you plead not guilty, you will be
given a pre-trial date at our department, which is a mandatory
appearance. You will be given a time to meet with the City Attorney
and the court officer to attempt reach a disposition on the matter.
If you fail to appear in court or at your pre-trial hearing, this will result in a guilty / default
judgment against you.
What are winter parking restrictions?
In the City of
Cedarburg, no person may park their vehicle on any City street for
more than 30 minutes from 2:00 am to 6:00 am starting December 1st
and ending March 31st. In the event of a snow emergency, you may only
park a vehicle on the even side of the street on even days and odd
side of the street on odd days. There shall be no parking on any
City street between the hours of 12:00 am (midnight) till 6:00 am
during a snow emergency.
Why am I asked so many questions when I call in a complaint?
It is the responsibility of the person taking the original call
get as much information as possible so as to determine the response
that is needed and to give the responding officer as much
information as possible before he/she reaches the scene.
Is there a curfew in the City of Cedarburg?
person under the age of 16 years may not be on foot, bicycle, or in
any vehicle on any street, avenue, highway, road, park, or public
place between the hours of 11pm and 5am unless:
- accompanied by
parent or guardian, or
- as a
result of a reasonable necessity as authorized by a parent or
guardian (e.g. running an errand), or
returning from supervised
school, church or civic functions.
I received a traffic or ordinance citation in Cedarburg now what can I do?
- If you are
pleading "guilty" or "no contest" and do not wish
to appear in court, mail a copy of your citation (ticket) with
your payment to the Mid-Moraine Municipal Court in the envelope provided
with your citation. You may also pay in person at the Mid-Moraine
Municipal Court office located in West Bend, WI. Payment must be received five (5) days prior to your
scheduled court appearance.
- If you are pleading "not guilty" to the charge on the
citation, complete the "Not Guilty Plea" form on the envelope you
received with your citation and mail it to the
Municipal Court or fax it at (262)
334-7771 . It must be
received by the court no later than five (5) days before the
scheduled court appearance date. You will be notified by mail of a
pre-trial conference date and court trial dates.
- You may come to court on the scheduled date and
plea in person. If your plea is "not guilty", you will be given
written notice of the pre-trial conference date and court trial
date. If you choose to enter a "guilty" or "no contest" plea at that
time, you will be sentenced and ordered to pay the fine.
- Failure to appear in court on the scheduled date (unless
you have previously entered a "not guilty" plea in writing) will
result in a conviction and a fine. Further, if the ticket indicated
MANDATORY APPEARANCE, your driving privileges may also be
suspended or revoked.
** This information does not apply if your ticket states "to be
Do I need a bicycle license to ride my bike in the City of Cedarburg?
Yes. Any person who resides in the City of Cedarburg, and rides a bike
on the public way, street, or highway is required to have a bicycle
license. Any bike 14" or more must be
registered and have the sticker attached to said bicycle. There is a
one-time charge of $5 for registering a bike. All bikes ridden at night must have
the proper equipment attached, such as a horn or bell, lights,
and reflectors with at least a 2" diameter. No bicycles may be operated on
sidewalks in the central business districts, outlying business districts
or pedestrian paths.
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