Shorewood Police Department

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 17TH IS "MOVE OVER" AWARENESS DAYSaturday, October 17 is National "Move Over" awareness day. To help pr...
10/16/2020

SATURDAY OCTOBER 17TH IS "MOVE OVER" AWARENESS DAY

Saturday, October 17 is National "Move Over" awareness day.

To help protect emergency responders, police officers, road maintenance workers, and others who work on the side of roads, Wisconsin has a “Move Over” law.

The law requires drivers to shift lanes and slow down in order to provide safe area for a squad car, ambulance, fire truck, tow truck, or highway maintenance vehicle that is stopped on the side of a road with its warning lights flashing.

Please remember to slow down and move over.

DRUG TAKE BACK DAY - OCTOBER 24, 2020The Village of Shorewood, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (...
10/14/2020

DRUG TAKE BACK DAY - OCTOBER 24, 2020

The Village of Shorewood, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 24 at the Shorewood Police Department, 4057 N Wilson Drive from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

Unused or expired medicine should never be flushed or poured down the drain. Removing potentially dangerous pharmaceutical substances from our state's medicine cabinets helps to prevent them from going into our water supply. Water reclamation facilities are not designed to remove all of them and trace amounts of pharmaceuticals are showing up in rivers and lakes around the world.

GUIDELINES
All waste pharmaceuticals must be generated by a household – no businesses are allowed

BRING: Prescription (controlled and non-controlled) and over-the-counter medications, ointments, patches, inhalers, non-aerosol sprays, creams, vials and pet medications.

NEW: Vape pens and E-cigarettes are being accepted if the batteries are removed.

DO NOT BRING: Illegal drugs, needles/sharps, acids, aerosol cans, bio-hazardous materials (anything containing a bodily fluid or blood), personal care products (shampoo, soaps, lotions, sunscreens), household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, oil, gas), mercury thermometers.

Participants may dispose of solid, non-liquid medication(s) by removing the medication from its container and disposing of it directly into a disposal box or into a clear sealable plastic bag. Plastic pill containers should not be collected. Blister packages without the medications being removed are acceptable.

Liquids will be accepted during this initiative. However, the liquids, creams and sprays must be in their original packaging. Liquids without the original packaging will not be accepted.

COVID-19 GUIDELINES: Masks must be worn and residents will only be permitted to enter the building one at a time to ensure social distancing.

Community members are also reminded that unused drugs can be brought in year-round during normal police department lobby hours.

08/06/2020

The Shorewood Police Department was made aware of a social media post regarding a police contact on August 4, 2020 at 10:13 p.m. The police department did reach out and talked with the author of the social media post and informed them of the information that we had related to the police contact.

Based upon our review of the police interaction the following information is based upon that review. The interaction took place on the top level of the parking structure located at 4034 N Bartlett Avenue. The officer was conducting a crime prevention patrol of the parking structure when he observed a vehicle parked on the top level of the structure that was occupied by several people. It should be noted that officers do routinely patrol the parking structure as a result of complaints we have received in the past.

The officer conducted a field interview. As he approached the vehicle, the officer detected the strong odor of marijuana. In his initial contact with the driver/owner of the vehicle, the officer confirmed the odor was emanating from inside of the vehicle. The driver/owner of the vehicle informed the officer that a cousin uses her vehicle and he routinely smokes marijuana inside of her vehicle. Additionally, the officer was informed by the front seat passenger that she did smoke marijuana just prior to entering the vehicle that night.

Based on the odor of the marijuana coming from the vehicle, the vehicle was searched. The occupants denied smoking marijuana inside the vehicle and stated there may be “shake” in the vehicle. The search of the vehicle did not reveal any marijuana presently inside the vehicle. As a result of the investigation, there were no citations issued and no arrests were made during the police contact.

06/15/2020

As a reminder, overnight parking restrictions are back in effect. If you are parking on the street between 3am and 5am, you need to either obtain permission to do so via our website or have an overnight parking permit.

06/08/2020
Attached is a press release sent out last night regarding an incident that took place in Shorewood yesterday afternoon. ...
06/07/2020

Attached is a press release sent out last night regarding an incident that took place in Shorewood yesterday afternoon. The suspect involved in the incident was arrested and booked, however, due to the Milwaukee County Jail's current policies pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were unable to take her to the Milwaukee County Jail. Our agency will be presenting criminal charges to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office for this incident.

05/31/2020

The Shorewood Village President has issued the following order:

For the safety of all citizens, the Village of Shorewood has issued a mandatory curfew for tonight starting at 11 p.m. on May 30, 2020 until 7 a.m. on May 31, 2020. Please stay inside and contact authorities if you see suspicious activity.

All businesses that are open to the public should remain closed during the curfew time frame.

OVERNIGHT PARKING CORRECTIONWhile Shorewood's parking regulations are back to normal on Tuesday, May 26, no overnight pa...
05/25/2020

OVERNIGHT PARKING CORRECTION

While Shorewood's parking regulations are back to normal on Tuesday, May 26, no overnight parking permission is needed until Wednesday morning, May 27th. So, if you are parking on the street overnight on Tuesday night, please register your vehicle.

MEMORIAL DAYToday, we honor the memory of service members and their families who have sacrificed everything to protect t...
05/25/2020

MEMORIAL DAY

Today, we honor the memory of service members and their families who have sacrificed everything to protect the freedom that we enjoy.

REMINDER - Regular parking regulations back in effect beginning Tuesday, May 26th. All of Shorewood's parking regulation...
05/24/2020

REMINDER - Regular parking regulations back in effect beginning Tuesday, May 26th.

All of Shorewood's parking regulations will be enforced beginning Tuesday, May 26, 2020. Overnight parking regulations will begin on Wednesday morning (May 27th) You will need permission if you are going to park on the street Tuesday night. (Wednesday morning)

The Shorewood Police Department's public lobby is open for normal operating hours beginning Tuesday.

Lobby hours are from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. (Closed Holidays)

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in ...
05/13/2020

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15th as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is centered in the 400 block of E Street, NW, Washington, DC and is the nation’s monument to law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty. Dedicated on October 15, 1991, the Memorial honors federal, state and local law enforcement officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the safety and protection of our nation and its people.

The Memorial features two curving, 304-foot-long blue-gray marble walls. Carved on these walls are the names of officers who have been killed in the line of duty in the United States. Unlike many other memorials in Washington, DC, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is ever-changing: new names of fallen officers are added to the monument each spring, in conjunction with National Police Week.

04/29/2020
The North Shore Health Department has ordered the closure of public beaches throughout the North Shore: This order is ef...
04/03/2020

The North Shore Health Department has ordered the closure of public beaches throughout the North Shore: This order is effective as of April 3rd, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. and will be in effect for the period of time concurrent with any Order of the State of Wisconsin requiring “safer at home” practices. This is to slow the spread of the virus and preserve the health of our community.

UNLOCKED HOME ENTERED - ATTEMPTED VEHICLE THEFTResidents of a home on the 2400 block of E. Menlo Blvd were awakened just...
04/01/2020

UNLOCKED HOME ENTERED - ATTEMPTED VEHICLE THEFT

Residents of a home on the 2400 block of E. Menlo Blvd were awakened just after 4:00 am this morning (4/1) by an unknown person attempting to steal their vehicle from the driveway. The vehicle thief crashed into a patio fence while trying to back out and abandoned the car, fleeing on foot. At that time the residents discovered that their home had been entered through an unlocked rear door where the vehicle keys had been taken along with some cash.

Shorewood Police also received a report that unlocked vehicles were entered on the 3500 block of Hackett overnight. These incidents are possibly related.

Criminals are not "staying at home" during this COVID-19 pandemic so be vigilant and take measures to protect your property as well as your health. Please keep homes and vehicles locked.

We stay at work for you.  Please stay at home for us.
03/27/2020

We stay at work for you. Please stay at home for us.

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, ...
03/25/2020

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using fake emails, texts, and social media posts as a ruse to take your money and get your personal information. The emails and posts may be promoting awareness and prevention tips, and fake information about cases in your neighborhood. They also may be asking you to donate to victims, offering advice on unproven treatments, or contain malicious email attachments. Some examples of COVID-19 scams include:

- Treatment scams: Scammers are offering to sell fake cures, vaccines, and advice on unproven treatments for COVID-19.

- Supply scams: Scammers are creating fake shops, websites, social media accounts, and email addresses claiming to sell medical supplies currently in high demand, such as surgical masks. When consumers attempt to purchase supplies through these channels, fraudsters pocket the money and never provide the promised supplies.

- Provider scams: Scammers are also contacting people by phone and email, pretending to be doctors and hospitals that have treated a friend or relative for COVID-19, and demanding payment for that treatment.

- Charity scams: Scammers are soliciting donations for individuals, groups, and areas affected by COVID-19.

- Phishing scams: Scammers posing as national and global health authorities, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are sending phishing emails designed to trick recipients into downloading malware or providing personal identifying and financial information.

- App scams: Scammers are also creating and manipulating mobile apps designed to track the spread of COVID-19 to insert malware that will compromise users’ devices and personal information.

- Investment scams: Scammers are offering online promotions on various platforms, including social media, claiming that the products or services of publicly traded companies can prevent, detect, or cure COVID-19, and that the stock of these companies will dramatically increase in value as a result. These promotions are often styled as “research reports,” make predictions of a specific “target price,” and relate to microcap stocks, or low-priced stocks issued by the smallest of companies with limited publicly available information.

Avoid these and similar scams by taking the following steps:

- Independently verify the identity of any company, charity, or individual that contacts you regarding COVID-19.

- Check the websites and email addresses offering information, products, or services related to COVID-19. Be aware that scammers often employ addresses that differ only slightly from those belonging to the entities they are impersonating. For example, they might use “cdc.com” or “cdc.org” instead of “cdc.gov.”

- Be wary of unsolicited emails offering information, supplies, or treatment for COVID-19 or requesting your personal information for medical purposes. Legitimate health authorities will not contact the general public this way.

- Do not click on links or open email attachments from unknown or unverified sources. Doing so could download a virus onto your computer or device.

- Make sure the anti-malware and anti-virus software on your computer is operating and up to date.

- Ignore offers for a COVID-19 vaccine, cure, or treatment. Remember, if there is a medical breakthrough, you won’t hear about it for the first time through an email, online ad, or unsolicited sales pitch.

- Check online reviews of any company offering COVID-19 products or supplies. Avoid companies whose customers have complained about not receiving items.

- Research any charities or crowdfunding sites soliciting donations in connection with COVID-19 before giving. Remember, an organization may not be legitimate even if it uses words like “CDC” or “government” in its name or has reputable looking seals or logos on its materials. For online resources on donating wisely, visit the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website.

- Be wary of any business, charity, or individual requesting payments or donations in cash, by wire transfer, gift card, or through the mail. Don’t send money through any of these channels.

- Be cautious of “investment opportunities” tied to COVID-19, especially those based on claims that a small company’s products or services can help stop the virus. If you decide to invest, carefully research the investment beforehand. For information on how to avoid investment fraud, visit the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website.

- For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) websites.

03/20/2020

Changes to Parking and Enforcement in the Village of Shorewood

Effective immediately until further notice, the Police Department will not be enforcing parking on the following:
• Time zones on residential streets
• No parking zones
• Village-owned parking lots (Menlo, Hubbard Park, River Park, Village Center, 4400 Oakland Ave (Oakland Lot)

The Police Department will continue to enforce State Ordinance violations which include parking:
• Prohibited by sign
• On private property
• Too close to crosswalk
• Too close to fire hydrant
• Too close to a driveway
• In a public lot w/o a permit
• Left wheels to curb
• ADA Parking
• In alleys

The Police Department will also enforce parking on the following:
• Loading zones
• The Shorewood Business District (N. Oakland Avenue)
• Parking complaints
• Overnight parking in private lots (Feerick Funeral Home, North Shore Bank, TCF Bank, Metro Market, LightHorse, 4100 Oakland/Ogden)

In response to the current national emergency situation the Village of Shorewood Police Department have implemented the ...
03/17/2020

In response to the current national emergency situation the Village of Shorewood Police Department have implemented the following modifications until further notice:

• AS OF MARCH 17, PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SUSPENDED UNTIL APRIL 13.

• Drug drop-offs will not be accepted (secure unwanted drugs in your home)
• In the event you require non-emergency police services, you may be asked to be contacted via the phone in order to determine if an officer response is necessary or the call for service can be handled over the phone
• Fingerprinting services are suspended
• In person payments are suspended during this time. It is advised that you visit Pay Shorewood parking citations online to pay parking citations. You may also place parking citation payments in the drop box located in front of the building.
• To access police specific forms please visit http://www.villageofshorewood.org/426/Request-Police-Department-Services
• Though greatly appreciated, we will not be accepting any food donations
Please feel free to call 414-847-2610 between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm to speak with customer service or 414-351-9900 between the hours of 4:00 p.m. to 8 a.m. to contact dispatch.
For emergencies, please continue to dial 9-1-1.

Overnight parking restrictions in the Village of Shorewood are suspended through May 26, 2020. This means that you may p...
03/16/2020

Overnight parking restrictions in the Village of Shorewood are suspended through May 26, 2020. This means that you may park on the street without requesting permission.

As of now the next date you would need to request overnight parking would be for the morning of Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

If anyone has questions about overnight parking during this time, please feel free to call 414-847-2610 between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm for more information. Thank you.

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the Village of Shorewood is canceling the following:- Parking Violation Court and Juv...
03/16/2020

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the Village of Shorewood is canceling the following:

- Parking Violation Court and Juvenile Court – originally scheduled for 3/17/20 and 4/21/20
- Initial Appearances for Traffic and Municipal Ordnance violations – originally scheduled for 4/1/20

Any cases that were scheduled for those respective dates have been rescheduled to the following:
- Parking Violation Court and Juvenile Court – 5/19/20
- Initial Appearances for Traffic and Municipal Ordnance violations – 5/6/20

Additionally, the Drug Take Back event originally scheduled for 4/25/20 has also been canceled.

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The Shorewood Police Department Front Office Hours: Monday through Friday - 8 am to 4 pm. Closed on Holidays

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 16:00
Thursday 08:00 - 16:00
Friday 08:00 - 16:00

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(414) 847-2610

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