Employment - Police Officer

Do you have what it takes to wear our badge?

The Manitowoc Police Department uses continuous recruitment efforts to hire dedicated and enthusiastic Patrol Officers.  Applications can be submitted through Government Jobs by clicking here. Applicants must create an account in order to submit an application. To learn more about our department please take the the time to view our recruitment video posted below.  

"We are committed to providing excellent police service and an unrelenting pursuit of justice, while maintaining order and securing a safe environment for everyone."

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2024 Deer Harvest Regulations and Permit Application

Deer may be harvested within the City of Manitowoc on private property in accordance and with exceptions to Manitowoc Municipal Ordinance 14.330.  To participate and hunt within the city limits all hunters, and property owners must submit an application to the Manitowoc Police Department.  Hunters wishing to participate in the program must abide by all state statutes and DNR regulations pertaining to bow hunting.

Please check back for the 2024 hunter application form and more information on the 2024 annual hunters meeting.    

Drug Disposal Program

Time to clean out the cupboards and dispose of any unused medicines properly! Manitowoc County Drug Disposal Program is accepting unused and/or expired medications, over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, and pet medications at no charge.

Permanent Dropbox Locations:

Manitowoc Police Department, 910 Jay St., from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday thru Thursday and 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM Friday

Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office, 1025 South 9th St., from 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday thru Friday

Two Rivers Police Department, 1717 E. Park St., from 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Monday thru Friday


  • Accepted drugs include prescriptions, over-the-counter, pet medications, controlled substances, and supplements.
  • Place pills in a "ziplock" style bag that is quart size or less. Pills can be mixed into one bag.
  • Liquids, crèmes, and powders can stay in the original container with caps tightened.
  • Pill bottles and boxes are NOT accepted.  Cross out your personal information and dispose of or recycle it at home.
  • Needles, sharps, mercury devices, chemical waste, electronic glucose monitors, non-medical inhalers, and personal care products like shampoo and cosmetics will NOT be accepted.

Contact Manitowoc County Recycling Center at 920-683-4333 or click here for more details.

Child Safety Seat Information

These two links will provide you information concerning child safety seats:



The Manitowoc Police Department takes fingerprints Monday thru Thursday 9 AM - 4 PM and Friday 9:00 AM - 11:30 PM. No appointment is necessary, however, you must request this service during the hours listed.

There is a $10 charge for City of Manitowoc residents that need fingerprints for employment or adoption purposes. If you live out of the city limits, please contact the Sheriff's Department or your local agency.