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 improve 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 272
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
Report a crime anonymously: 1-800-GET THEM (438-8436)

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, etc. are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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.


Badge Number

E-Mail Address

Dial 361-0444 then the extension number

Chief B. Pulvermacher



 Assistant Chief N. Knetzger



Sergeant S. Strahan



Investigator Vacant


Officer C. Krause



Officer Z. Plath



Officer A. Schmidt



Officer B. Lippold



Officer C. Fox



Officer R. McMartin



Officer J. Zacharias



Officer  Vacant


Administrative Assistant Stephanie

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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

Municipal court is HELD at Berlin City Hall, 108 N. Capron St., Berlin, WI / 2nd Floor Council chambers.


Berlin Police Dept DOES NOT take payments


All payments are made directly to the court at:

Lakeside Municipal Court
16 Garfield Street
North Fond du Lac, WI 54937
Phone: 920-924-2479
Fax: 920-922-7926

Services Offered

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

Winter Parking

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

(a)      Seasonal parking restrictions. Alternate side parking is required when parking upon any street in the city between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. from November 30—March 30, except as provided in subsection (b) of this section. Vehicles must be parked on the side of the street with even house numbers on even dates and odd house numbers on odd dates.

(b)      Exceptions.

(1)   Upon application to the police department, a temporary parking permit, valid for up to 72 hours, shall be issued to any person for just cause, and shall be valid for a specified location only.

(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. Alternate side parking is required from November 30 – March 30 from 2:00a.m. to 7:00a.m..”

(Code 1989, § 10-1-28)

Parking Ticket Information

  • Most unpaid parking violations will be re-issued as a Uniform Traffic Citation if unpaid after 13 days
  • ALL parking violations not paid within 5 days will DOUBLE
  • Tickets can be paid via mail, online, or placed in the Parking ticket payment box located in between the doors at City Hall (avail 24 hrs)

Berlin Police Department is now accepting online payments for the following items:

Parking Ticket – Parking Ticket Number required Parking ticket payments will NOT exceed $40.00. If you have a citation that is greater please contact Lakeside Municipal Court for payment.

Drug Take Back

A Drug Box for unused or unwanted medication(s) can be located in City Hall.

All medications can be brought in for disposal during normal business hours of 7:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday. NO SHARPS will be accepted.

All medications should be emptied from their container into a ziplock bag for disposal.

All liquids/creams can remain in their container and placed into a ziplock bag for disposal.

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’s 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



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