Police Department

CALL 911 FOR EMERGENCIES

514 Railroad Street

 

Village Marshal Kurt Stuckart may be contacted at 920-583-6800 or email: marshal@brownsvillewi.gov

 

Brownsville Police Dept. 2021 Annual Report

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has provided a link  for the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Victim Notification Program. Click HERE to be transferred to a number of valuable victim services programs provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

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Brownsville Police Dept. Use of Force Policy
- A copy of the policy may also be obtained by contacting the Brownsville Police Dept.

NEW TRAFFIC LAWS

 

346.89 (4m) No person may drive any motor vehicle while using a cellular or other wireless telephone, including using the telephone for a purpose other than communication, where persons engaged in work in a highway maintenance or construction area or in a utility work area, or emergency or roadside response area are at risk from traffic, except to report an emergency. This subsection does not apply to the use of a voice-operated or hands-free device if the driver of the motor vehicle does not use his or her hands to operate the device, except to activate or deactivate a feature or function of the device.

This law change makes it unlawful to be talking on a non-hands free cellphone  while driving thru work zones, areas where highway or utility workers are present and areas where emergency vehicles are present which includes law enforcement vehicles on traffic stops.

Conviction for this offense has a minimum forfeiture of $162.70 plus 4 points accessed against your driving record.

 

Speeding fines are doubled…

Fines are doubled for persons exceeding the speed limit where  persons engaged in work in a highway maintenance or construction area or in a utility work area, or emergency or roadside response area are at risk from traffic and also where sanitation workers are at risk from traffic and the operator knows or should know that sanitation workers are present.