Employees Hortonville Police Department:
Brian S. Bahr
Chief of Police
2015 Department Activity Report
This report details types of calls and citations as well as training, grants received, and community service activities. The report can be viewed at the Hortonville Police Department during office hours.
Snow Season Parking. From December 1 of each year until April 1 of the following year, no person except an emergency vehicle shall park any vehicle between 3:00am and 6:00am of any day on any street and STH15 in the Village unless permission is granted by the Hortonville Police Department.
What to do if you get a parking ticket:
Pay it within the 48 hours as stated on the parking ticket. If it is not paid within the 48 hours the ticket will be considered “overdue” and the fine will increase. Refusing to pay the citation within 28 days will result in registration suspension for the vehicle on which the citation was issued.
What to do if you want to take the parking ticket to court:
You must advise the Hortonville Police Department within the 28 days that you want to contest the ticket and you will be issued a state citation with a court date. Appropriate costs will be added if you are found guilty of the contested citation.
How To Obtain Police Reports & Records
Records personnel are responsible for processing requests for field reports maintained by the Hortonville Police Department. Examples of field reports include traffic accident reports, traffic citations, municipal ordinance citations, and incident reports.
Police records may be requested from the Hortonville Police Department in person, through the U.S. mail, or by telephone. Requests made in person may not be processed immediately.
The Records personnel are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
When requesting a record from the Hortonville Police Department, your request must include enough information for us to be able to locate the record. Examples of important information to include in your request are the following: date of incident; type of report; name(s) of people involved; location of incident; etc.
The Hortonville Police Department will make every effort to process requests for records within 10 business days of receiving the request. All requests for information will be processed in accordance with the State of Wisconsin Open Records Law and department policy.
A fee will be charged for records and the fee is determined based on the type of record, mailing costs and other fees required by state statutes. Pre-payment may be required for records that exceed $5.00.
Hortonville Municipal Court:
Municipal court is located in the Municipal Services Center at 531 N. Nash Street in the Village of Hortonville. Court is held at 6:00 pm on the dates determined by the Judge.
The judge is The Honorable Norbert C. Dallman.
There is a drop box located outside of the Court office in the entryway where fines can be placed.
If you have any questions you can contact the Municipal Court at 779-9542.
The Hortonville Police Department is actively involved and strongly believes in “Community Orientated Policing”. The Police Department received a community grant for pedestrian safety from the Department of Transportation for 2003. This grant entails more enforcement and safety for pedestrians that live in or travel through the Village of Hortonville.
The Police Department strives for a proactive response to crime, and looks strongly towards community involvement to function effectively.
How to Contact us:
Emergency: If you have an Emergency that requires the Police Department, Fire Department, or an Ambulance dial 911.
Non-emergency: If you need to contact an Officer immediately dial 832-5000. This number is toll free and you will speak to a live dispatcher with Outagamie County Dispatch. Advise them of your situation and they will contact the on-duty Officer.
You can also phone the Hortonville Police Department at 920-779-6165. If an Officer is not in the office please leave a message and the Officer will contact you as soon as they check the messages.
The Police Department’s mailing address:
531 N. Nash Street
P.O. Box 99
Hortonville WI 54944-0099