Evansville Police Department

  • Agency: Evansville Police Department
  • Address: 10 W Church St, Evansville, 53536 WI
  • Chief: Scott A McElroy (Chief of Police)

Evansville Police Department is located at 10 W Church St, Evansville, 53536 WI. The Chief of Police of the department is Scott A McElroy. The Evansville Police Department phone number is 608-882-2292.

Evansville Police Department News

Temporary Road closure Monday November 20th 8am-12 noon. A portion of South Union Street will be temporarily closed on Monday November 20th from 7am-12 noon. The affected/closed portion is South Union street between East Main South to Franklin St. This is basically 1 block. They may have both lanes closed temporarily, but plan to have one lane open most of the time. Traffic will be able to use Franklin Street at all times.

From 4:00PM until 9:00PM tomorrow Main St will have two blocks closed. From Madison St to First St and from Madison St to Maple St. North and south bound traffic on Madison St will be able to cross over Main St, you just wont be able to turn east or west onto Main St. The road will also be closed Saturday, November 18th from 8am-1pm We hope all get to enjoy the Olde Fashioned Christmas.

Many are starting to ask about winter parking. It starts on November 30th. Here is the ordinance: Sec. 122-126. Winter parking restrictions. (a) Prohibited parking; removal of vehicles. No motor vehicle, trailer, semitrailer, motor home or mobile home shall be parked in the city within the turning radius of a cul-de-sac or on the odd-numbered side of the street on the even-numbered calendar days or on the even-numbered side of the street on the odd-numbered calendar days between November 30 and April 1 each year during the hours between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., and any vehicle parked in violation of this section may be removed from the street by the city police at the cost of the owner thereof, and in addition thereto the owner shall be liable for and subject to penalties provided by ordinance. This section shall not apply to streets where parking is limited to one side of the street or to streets where parking is restricted by ordinance.

If this cat belongs to you call the PD 757-2244.

Look who came for a visit. Pictured are Officer Jones, Lt. Reese and “Officer Reese”, also known as Emmett. Emmett wanted to dress up and be Officer Reese for Halloween. Emmett’s Dad is Matt Koser, one of Evansville’s finest firefighters. Thanks for stopping in.

Happy Halloween 🎃Evansville. You know it’s cold out when third shift is this bundled up. Officer Nankee is getting ready to go home after patrolling the city overnight.

Come on down and see our smiling faces! Drop off your unwanted and expired medications! Going on until 11:00AM at the Evansville PD. You don’t even need to get out of your car! We have a drive through service and we’ll throw your name in for a $50.00 gift card to the Kopecky's Piggly Wiggly provided by BASE (Building A Safer Evansville).

Trick or treating is on Halloween day in the City of Evansville from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Please be extra cautious while driving around and watch for pedestrians, ghosts and goblins. We will have extra staff on to help monitor. Hope everyone has a great time.

Congratulations to Officers Ian Reilly, Matthew Nankee, and Chris Jones for their Lifesaving awards!

Media Release: For Immediate Release: October 19th, 2017 For More Information Contact: Chief Scott McElroy 882-2299 __________________________________________________________________________________ On Thursday October 19th, 2017, at approximately 8:51 AM, Officers of the Evansville Police Department were summoned to 640 South 5th Street in the City of Evansville for a welfare check. Evansville police officers responded and arrived to find high school staff detaining an 18 year old former student of the Evansville School District. The high school went on lockdown for brief period. The suspect was immediately taken into custody and was not in contact with any students. The preliminary investigation indicates the suspect had responded to the high school to inflict harm on a member of the school staff. The suspect is identified as: Katelyn Nicole Frame, age 18 Evansville. Frame was taken into custody on preliminary charges of: - Disorderly Conduct While Armed - 2nd Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety - Possession of Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds Frame was transported by the Evansville Police to the Rock County Jail. The investigation remains open. ********************************************************************************** "Pursuant to the directive of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, as found in Supreme Court Rule 20:3.6, Trial Publicly, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty."

This one was found near Almeron and Walker St. if this friendly pup belongs to you call 757-2244.

For Immediate Release \ October 4th, 2017 Contact Person Deputy C. Krahn 757-7932 Snowmobile Education Course: Sheriff Spoden is pleased to announce the Rock County Sheriff’s Office will be offering, four D.N.R. Snowmobile Safety Education Courses beginning in November 2017. Anyone born on or after Jan 1st, 1985 is required to complete this course in order to legally operate a snowmobile in places open to the public. There is a class fee of $10.00 per student, which will be collected at the time of registration. A parent/guardian signature is required for all persons under the age of 18 and the underage student must be present with an adult parent or guardian at time of registration. Class size is limited to thirty (30) students. After completing the online enrollment form, you will receive an email with confirmation and the mandatory class registration information. Enroll online at http://www.co.rock.wi.us/sheriff-snowmobile-education Snowmobile Education Courses: Class #1: Mandatory Registration: October 30th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office Class: November 11th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center Class #2: Mandatory Registration: December 4th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office Class: December 16th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center Class #3: Mandatory Registration January 8th, at 6:00 p.m. @ Rock County Sheriff’s Office Class: January 20th, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. @ Rock County Job Center Any questions concerning registration, or the course itself, should be directed to Deputy Krahn at 608-757-7932. Robert D. Spoden Sheriff By: Deputy Christopher Krahn

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of the Rock County Medical Examiner Dr. Vincent Tranchida Chief Medical Examiner Contact: Barry E. Irmen, Director of Operations Phone: 608-757-5908 FAX: 608-758-8438 Date: 02-28-17 Time: 0745Hrs The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department is releasing the name of the pedestrian that died after being struck by a pickup truck in the City of Evansville on 09-26-17. The incident occurred at the intersection of Main Street and 4th Street and was reported to authorities at or about 10:02AM. The female pedestrian was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later. The pedestrian is identified as: Cheryl A. MANI 65 Evansville, WI A forensic autopsy was completed at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office on 09-27-17. Preliminary results of that autopsy confirm that Ms. Mani’s death is the result of injuries sustained in the crash. Additional testing is underway at this time. This death remains under investigation by the City of Evansville Police Department and the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department.

Media Release For Immediate Release: September 26th, 2017 For More Information Contact: Chief Scott McElroy 882-2299 ___________________________________________________ On September 26, 2017, at approximately 10:02 a.m. the Evansville Police Department responded to a truck vs. pedestrian traffic crash at the intersection of West Main Street and North Fourth Street in the City of Evansville. Preliminary investigation at the scene revealed that the truck was traveling West on West Main Street making a left turn to travel South on North Fourth Street and struck the pedestrian. The truck continued Southbound a short distance until it stopped just South of the intersection. The driver of the truck was transported via ambulance to SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital – Janesville. The pedestrian was transported via ambulance to Mercy Hospital, Janesville and pronounced deceased upon arrival. Rock County Sheriff’s Deputies, the Wisconsin State Patrol Technical Reconstruction Unit, Janesville Fire and EMS, MD-1, Footville EMS, and Evansville Police, Fire and EMS responded to the crash scene. Traffic at the intersection of West Main Street and North Fourth Street was closed around the intersection for approximately three and one-half hours until the scene was cleared. The crash remains under investigation. The identity of the deceased will be released by the Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office pending notification of the family.

EPD put out a media release late this afternoon. Here is the information the gazette printed. More details will follow via the medical examiners office. http://www.gazettextra.com/20170926/pedestrian_dies_after_being_hit_by_truck http://www.gazettextra.com/20170926/pedestrian_dies_after_being_hit_by_truck

CITY OF EVANSVILLE ORDINANCE 2017-10 Amending Chapter 122 of the Municipal Code, Parking Restrictions for Unregistered Vehicles Section 122-136, of the City Code shall be created as follows: Sec. 122-136. Unregistered Vehicles a) No person, firm, corporation or other entity shall park, leave standing and/or unattended any unregistered automobile, truck, motorcycle, or vehicle (including but not limited to any vehicle as defined by section 340.01(74) of the Wisconsin Statutes) on any public street, public parking lot or other city - owned property in the city. b) No person, firm, corporation or other entity shall park, leave standing and/or unattended any automobile, truck, motorcycle, or vehicle (including but not limited to any vehicle as defined by section 340.01(74) of the Wisconsin Statutes) on any public street, public parking lot or other city - owned property in the city that fails to properly display registration (as provided under section 341.18(1) of the Wisconsin Statutes). c) When any law enforcement officer finds a vehicle standing upon a public street, parking lot or other city - owned property in violation of the above provisions, the law enforcement officer is authorized to move such vehicle or require the person, firm, corporation or other entity in charge thereof to move such vehicle to a location permitted under this Chapter. The law enforcement officer may cause said vehicle to be removed to a proper impoundment and storage area and in such case the owner shall pay the costs of removal from impound including any storage fees before the owner may obtain possession of the vehicle. d) The provisions of sections 122-192 through 122-195 of the code of ordinances is applicable to this section.

Our Sergeant doing a little community outreach at the park.

We just picked this cat up near Baker Block Appartments. If you know who it belongs to contact us. It will go to the Rock County Humane Society this evening.

Does this dog belong to you. If so please contact the Evansville Police Department at 608-882-2292.

Outdoor Warning System: Final 2017 Siren Testing ROBERT D. SPODEN ROCK COUNTY SHERIFF BARBARA J. TILLMAN CHIEF DEPUTY 200 EAST U. S. HIGHWAY 14 JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN 53545-9601 PHONE: (608) 757-8000 FAX: (608)757-7997 NEWS RELEASE Announcement October 4, 2017 For Immediate Release Contact Person Date : 09/20/2017 Sergeant Shena Kohler (608) 758-8440 Sheriff Spoden reminds all Rock County citizens that the final 2017 monthly testing of the Outdoor Warning System occurs next Wednesday, October 4th at 12:05 pm. In the event of inclement weather, siren testing will be postponed until 12:05 pm on the second Wednesday of the month. The test signal will be 1 - 2 minutes in duration. Please tune in to your local radio stations or weather radios for all weather related information and instructions when the sirens are sounded. In the event of an actual tornado warning, the sirens sound steadily for three to five minutes. This lengthy alert tone will indicate that citizens should immediately take shelter and tune in to local broadcasting stations or weather radios for further information. Test Signal vs. Tornado Warning  Test Signal: Steady tone lasting 1 – 2 minutes  Tornado Warning: Steady tone lasting 3 – 5 minutes Citizens are reminded that they should not call the Rock County 911 Communications Center or local radio stations for weather information. If citizens find that the siren in their area is not working properly, please contact the Rock County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency Management Bureau at 608-758-8440. For further information on the Outdoor Warning System, please visit http://www.co.rock.wi.us/emergency-management-alerts-warnings. Siren testing will resume on April 4, 2018. ROBERT D. SPODEN SHERIFF

If you want to stay in touch with our new Sergeant, he's got his own page. Go give him some "likes" and keep in touch with him.

Take a look at this! Nice work. We are so fortunate to have such a great 911 Center here in Rock County.