Berlin Police Department

Berlin Police Department

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The Berlin Police Department strives to serve our community by providing the highest quality of law enforcement services. This is accomplished through strong partnerships with our citizens to solve problems, reduce crime, and improving public safety. It is my mission to ensure that we serve all citizens with respect and are responsive to the needs of our residents and visitors. As you browse through our website, I hope that you learn more about “Your Department” and “Your Officers.” We are your neighbors, your friends, and in your time of need “Protectors.” We exist to assist you and your family.

Service to the Community is our Primary Business

Contact Information

Berlin Police Department
PO Box 291
108 N. Capron Street
Berlin, WI 54923

Administrative Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed over lunch)
Closed on Holidays
Phone: 920-361-0444
Fax: 920-361-4313

Non-Emergency (dispatch) 920-361-2121
EMERGENCY 911
Report a crime anonymously: 1-800-GET THEM (438-8436)

Dispatch Phone 24/7: 920-361-2121

Entryway Lobby Phones:
Red Phone: 911 Emergency ONLY
Black Phone: Connects automatically to Dispatch Center in Green Lake

The patrol division provides police service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Administrative services, including open records requests, payment of parking tickets, and copies of forms, etc. is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and is closed for lunch and on holidays.

The Berlin Police Department has an automated telephone system. During regular business hours an operator will assist you. However, after 4:30 PM , and on holidays and weekends, an automated system will direct your call.

Officers assigned to the patrol division have voice-mail boxes. Upon reaching the automated system, use the extension number to leave a message for a specific officer.

Personnel

Badge Number

E-Mail Address

Dial 361-0444 then the extension number

Chief JD Lind

#220

jdlind@berlinpd.com

5440

Assistant Chief of Police Brian Pulvermacher

#221

bpulvermacher@berlinpd.com

5441

Sergeant Scott Strahan

#246

sstrahan@berlinpd.com

2460

Sergeant Bradley Kurczek

#245

bkurczek@berlinpd.com

2450

Corporal Jessica Schroeder

#247

jschroeder@berlinpd.com

2470

Officer Chad Krause

#243

crkrause@berlinpd.com

2430

Officer Corey Horn

#239

chorn@berlinpd.com

2390

Officer Luke Meyer

#248

lmeyer@berlinpd.com

2480

Officer Noah Knetzger

#234

nknetzger@berlinpd.com

2340

Officer Jacob A Smith

#236

jsmith@berlinpd.com

2360

Officer Michael Bennett

#249

mbennett@berlinpd.com

2490

Administrative Assistant Stephanie Skivers

sskivers@berlinpd.com

3470 or 0

Entryway Lobby Phones:
Red Phone: 911 Emergency ONLY
Black Phone: Connects automatically to Dispatch Center in Green Lake

The patrol division provides police service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Administrative services, including open records requests, payment of parking tickets, and copies of forms, etc. is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM and is closed for lunch and on holidays.

The Berlin Police Department has an automated telephone system. During regular business hours an operator will assist you. However, after 4:30 PM , and on holidays and weekends, an automated system will direct your call.

Officers assigned to the patrol division have voice-mail boxes. Upon reaching the automated system, use the extension number to leave a message for a specific officer.

Department Personnel

CHIEF OF POLICE
J.D. Lind #220

Assistant Chief of Police
Brian Pulvermacher #221

Administrative Assistant Stephanie Skivers

Email: sskivers@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 3470 or 0

Sergeant Scott Strahan #246

Email: sstrahan@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2460

Sergeant Bradley Kurczek #245

Email: bkurczek@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2450

Corporal Jessica Schroeder #247

Email: jschroeder@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2470

Officer Jacob Smith #236

Email: jsmith@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2360

Officer Chad Krause #243

Email: crkrause@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2430

Officer Luke Meyer #248

Email: lmeyer@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2480

Officer Noah Knetzger #234

Email: nknetzger@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2340

Officer Michael Bennett #249

Email: mbennett@berlinpd.com
Phone: 920-361-0444 ext. 2490

Municipal Court

Municipal court is scheduled every second Wednesday of the month unless notified. Adult court is scheduled for 2:00 pm and Juvenile court at 3:00 pm held at Berlin City Hall, 108 N. Capron St., Berlin, WI / 2nd Floor Council chambers. All payments are made direct to the court at:

Lakeside Municipal Court
16 Garfield Street
North Fond du Lac, WI 54937
Phone: 920-924-2479
Fax: 920-922-7926
Email: municourt@nfdl.org

Winter Parking

Sec. 70-458 / Winter Parking for City of Berlin
Effective NOVEMBER 30 to MARCH 30

(a) Seasonal parking restrictions. No person shall park any motor vehicle or trailer upon any street in the city between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from November 30 to March 30, except as provided in subsection (b) of this section.

(b) Exceptions.

  1. A permit, with the parking location specified thereon, shall be issued by the clerk-treasurer, subject to confirmation by the superintendent of streets, upon application and after investigation by the person designated by the common council, to those persons who have no off-street parking available within a reasonable distance of their residence, allowing such persons to park in a designated area, which area shall be as near to the residence of the applicant as practicable. All such permits shall terminate on March 30 of each year, and the permit fee shall be as established in the fee schedule adopted by the common council on file in the city clerk-treasurer’s office.
  2. Upon application to the police department, a temporary parking permit, valid for up to 24 hours, shall be issued to any person for just cause, and shall be valid for a specified location only.
  3. Annual parking permits shall be subject to appeal, review or revocation by the common council, upon public hearing, after giving five days’ notice to all interested parties.

(c) Notice of winter overnight parking restrictions. Signs shall be posted on all highways at the entrance to the city which shall state: “Winter Overnight Parking Restricted. Contact Police Department for Information.”
(Code 1989, § 10-1-28)

Drug Take Back

The Berlin Police Department does have a Drug Box for unused medications. All drugs are to be taken out of the original containers and put into a zip lock bag for disposal. Liquids and creams will also be accepted but are to be kept in their original containers and put into a zip lock bag. All medications can be brought to the Berlin Police Department during normal business hours of 7:30-4:30 M-F.  No “sharpies” will be taken in for disposal.

Parking Tickets and Payments

  • Fines double after 5 days if not paid
  • 30 days: DOT suspension of registered vehicle owner and license plates
  • Tickets can be paid via mail, at City Hall Deposit Box (avail 24 hrs) or at Police Dept. (7:30 am-4:30 pm M-F only)

Services Offered

  • Fingerprinting during normal business hours of 7:30 to 4:30 if an officer is available. Current fee is $10.00 for a City of Berlin resident and $20.00 for a non-resident.
  • Paper Service: $31.00 for first two attempts and $30.00 per attempt thereafter.
  • Tenant Background Checks

Support Agencies

  • Green Lake County Department of Social Services and Mental Health: 920-294-4070
  • Green Lake County Clerk of Court: 920-294-4142
  • Green Lake County Circuit Court: 920-294-4042
  • Green Lake County District Attorney: 920-294-4046
  • Green Lake County Sheriff Department: 920-294-4000
  • Green Lake County Justice Center, 571 County Rd A, Green Lake, WI 54941
  • Waushara County Department of Social Services and Mental Health: 920-787-6600
  • Waushara County Clerk of Court: 920-787-0441
  • Waushara Sheriff Department: 920-787-3321

CURRENT JOB OPENING:

Police Officer

Berlin Police Dept

Berlin, WI

Reason for Announcement: Fill Vacancy and Establish Eligibility List
Full-time
Responsibilities: The Berlin PD is committed to reducing crime and maintaining a safe community. We value our officers giving them tools to do their jobs with the best equipment & training, providing an unmatched foundation of experience & training allowing you to advance as far as your determination will take you
Salary: $24.77 – $30.32 per hour
Benefits: Wisconsin retirement fund; Health insurance; Life insurance; Sick leave; Paid holidays – 11; Clothing allowance; Deferred compensation; Vacation; HSA Acct, flexible schedule, PD bereavement, uniform/equipment provided, 3 PD personal days, triple time/worked holidays. Pay increase after 6 mo, 1, 3, 5, 7, & 18 yrs; plus annual cost of living raises vacation: 6 days after one yr, 12 days after two yrs
Qualifications: U.S. citizen; Minimum age – 18; Driver license; Good driving record; Good physical condition; Eligibility for Wisconsin Law Enforcement Standards Board Certification; High school diploma; 60 college credits; Ability to possess a firearm; No felony convictions; No domestic abuse convictions; Vision correctable to 20/20; Good verbal and written communication skills; React quickly and effectively to stressful situations; Able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays; Ability to keyboard/type words per minute – 30; Knowledge and skills in operating computer systems; Clear and concise speech; Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously; Ability to perform essential functions of this position; Ability to use all standard law enforcement equipment; Good moral character
Apply By: 4:00 PM, 05/27/2020
Submit: DJ-LE-330
Contact: Administrative Assistant Stephanie Skivers
Berlin Police Dept
108 N Capron St
PO Box 291
Berlin, WI  54923
Phone:  (920) 361-0444 Ext. 0
Fax:  (920) 361-4313
Email:  jobs@berlinpd.com
Internet:  www.cityofberlin.net
Notes: Oral interviews; Psychological profile; Medical examination; Vision examination; Drug screening; Background investigation; Physical fitness/agility screening; Applicants must be certifiable by May 27 2020. Mailed in applications must be postmarked by May 23 2020
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