General Information

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Parking is available behind the City Hall building in the North Municipal Lot. The Police Department entrance is located on St. Paul Street.

Should you need police services before or after lobby hours, there is a direct-connect phone on the lobby counter. Just lift the receiver and a dispatcher will assist you.

City of Oconomowoc Dispatch Center Serves The Following Departments:

City of Oconomowoc Police Department

Town of Oconomowoc Police Department

Western Lakes Fire Department (City of Oconomowoc and Town of Oconomowoc)

Western Lakes Ambulance Service (City of Oconomowoc and Towns of Oconomowoc).

  • Emergency Dial 911

  • Dispatch Non Emergency (262) 567-4401

Calls are answered in the City of Oconomowoc Dispatch Center, located inside the Police Department. All cellular 9-1-1 calls made in the city are answered by Waukesha County Communications (WCC) and are forward to our department for services.

For emergencies call 9-1-1 or (262) 567-4401 for other inquires.

Weather Sirens


A weather warning siren is located in the downtown shopping district at City Hall. The weather siren is used only for tornado warnings. It is tested at noon every Saturday during the spring and summer months. If you hear the siren at any other time, take cover immediately as a tornado has been spotted moving towards the Oconomowoc area.

Impound Vehicles & Animal Shelter


Vehicle or pet owners will need to complete some paperwork, including payment of any vehicle tow charges and daily impound or shelter fees, prior to release. Dogs and cats are held for seven days before taken to HAWS or advertised for adoption.

Crime Stoppers of Waukesha County


Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards to those anonymous citizens who give information regarding a person or persons responsible for a given crime. These rewards range from $25 to $1000 after an arrest, depending on the severity and importance of the crime solved.

Citizen Fingerprinting


Fingerprinting for city residents or for employment within the city limits of Oconomowoc can be obtained on Tuesdays from 6:00 am to 2:00 pm or on Wednesdays from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The current fee is $25 per print card. Fingerprints are scanned onto a computer-generated print card as we no longer provide inked prints.

Preliminary Breath Testing (PBT)


For those participating in the Waukesha County ATC program and reside in the City of Oconomowoc your PBT can be administered at the Police Department on your appointed days from 5:45am to 6:15 am. There is a $40 annual fee for this service.