Plymouth Police Department

  • Agency: Plymouth Police Department
  • Address: 128 Smith St, Plymouth, 53073 WI
  • Chief: Jeffrey Tauscheck (Chief of Police)
Phone: 920-893-5663

Plymouth Police Department is located at 128 Smith St, Plymouth, 53073 WI. The Chief of Police of the department is Jeffrey Tauscheck. The Plymouth Police Department phone number is 920-893-5663.

Plymouth Police Department News

Area K9 officers had a great training day today. PPD's K9 Zoey practiced her first airplane search. Thank You Lakeland University - WI for allowing us to practice on your plane.

It's the first annual Plymouth Police & Fire vs. Plymouth School District Basketball Game!!! If your looking for some cheap Saturday night entertainment, come to PHS on April 7th and watch cops, firefighters and teachers battle out in a classic game of hoops. We will have concessions and a 50/50 raffle. Admission will be: Adults $5, Students $2, Kids 13 and under Free! All proceeds will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House.

Sheboygan County has been downgraded to a winter weather advisory. We will still see some icing so use caution. Counties to the immediate west are still under a ice storm warning and travel is not advised. URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI 321 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 ...Freezing Rain Event Monday Afternoon Through Tuesday... .An extended period of freezing rain may lead to significant icing for areas along and north of a line from Baraboo to Portage to Fond du Lac. An ice storm warning is in effect for that area. Lower amounts of ice, but still hazardous, will occur just south of this area but Madison to Milwaukee and south will see just rain. The maximum icing will occur on the north side of a front that is forecast to set up across south central and southeast Wisconsin today and Tuesday. Any shift in the front will lead to a change in forecast ice accumulations. Keep up with the latest forecast. Sheboygan-Dodge- Including the cities of Plymouth, Sheboygan Falls, Howards Grove, Oostburg, Beaver Dam, Waupun, and Mayville 321 AM CST Mon Feb 19 2018 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST TUESDAY... ...ICE STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED... * WHAT...Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of a trace to two tenths of an inch are expected with the most in the northern portions of the counties. * WHERE...Sheboygan and Dodge Counties. The icy conditions will occur in waves as repeated rounds of freezing rain move through the area during this roughly 24 hour period. * WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to 9 AM CST Tuesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Milwaukee/Sullivan WI 1245 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 ...Freezing Rain Event Monday Afternoon Through Tuesday... .An extended period of freezing rain may lead to significant icing for areas north of a line from Lone Rock to Columbus to Sheboygan. An ice storm warning is now in effect for that area. Lower amounts of ice, but still hazardous, will occur over Washington, Dane and Iowa counties...therefore a winter weather advisory has been issued for those counties. The icy conditions will occur in waves as repeated rounds of freezing rain move through the area during this roughly 24 hour period. The maximum icing will occur on the north side of a front that is forecast to set up across south central and southeast Wisconsin Monday and Tuesday. Any shift in the front will lead to a change in forecast ice accumulations. Keep up with the latest forecast. Marquette-Green Lake-Fond Du Lac-Sheboygan-Sauk-Columbia-Dodge- Including the cities of Montello, Westfield, Oxford, Neshkoro, Endeavor, Berlin, Princeton, Markesan, Fond Du Lac, Plymouth, Sheboygan Falls, Howards Grove, Oostburg, Baraboo, Reedsburg, Prairie Du Sac, Sauk City, Portage, Columbus, Lake Wisconsin, Lodi, Beaver Dam, Waupun, and Mayville 1245 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018 ...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM MONDAY TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY... * WHAT...Significant icing expected. Total ice accumulations of one quarter to one half of an inch are expected. * WHERE...Portions of east central, south central and southeast Wisconsin. * WHEN...From 3 PM Monday to 6 PM CST Tuesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Power outages and tree damage are likely due to the ice. Travel will be dangerous and nearly impossible. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... An Ice Storm Warning means significant amounts of ice accumulation will make travel dangerous or impossible. Travel is strongly discouraged. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. Snapped power lines and falling tree branches are also possible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1

We will be holding a Concealed Carry Class next week Wednesday, January 31st, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The class is $30 and gets you the required training to apply for a concealed carry permit for the state of Wisconsin. Call 920-893-6541 to register. If you are on our wait list, we will reach out to you, but please feel free to call us to hold your spot. If you need more information on Wisconsin Concealed Carry, visit the Dept. of Justice website at!

Looks like the first snow storm of the year is on its way. Prepare before you go out and drive safe!

Sharing info for this weeks Crime Stoppers crime of the week, which occured in Plymouth. SHEBOYGAN COUNTYWIDE CRIME STOPPERS or “P3 Tips” App or call 1-877-CUF-THEM CRIME OF THE WEEK DATE OF CRIME: Friday, December 8th, 2017 LOCATION OF CRIME: In front of a tavern, 100 Block of Stafford St., City of Plymouth TYPE OF CRIME: Attempted Theft (Purse Snatching) On Friday, December 8th, 2017, the City of Plymouth Police Department investigated an attempted Purse Snatching. The attempted theft occurred in front of a tavern in the 100 block of Stafford St., in the City of Plymouth at approximately 6:15 P.M. Two Juveniles or young adults, wearing dark colored hooded sweatshirts knocked the victim to the ground as she was entering her vehicle. The individuals were not able to steal the purse, because she carried it over her Shoulder and head. The two suspects are responsible for the victim sustaining injuries to her chest, knee and arm. If you have information about this crime or any other crime, please leave a web tip at, use the “P3 Tips” app on your Android or iOS device or call Crime Stoppers at 1-877-CUF-THEM (1-877-283-8436). You will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a reward up to $1000.

Alright Facebook sleuths, our friends in Elkhart need your help. If you know this person, give Elkhart Lake PD a call.

It's that time of year again.

As we finalize our day and look forward to the holiday weekend, we would like to reflect on what we are thankful for this Thanksgiving. We are thankful for our families and friends who support us each day. We are thankful for all of our local businesses who come together when the community is in need. We are thankful for our co-workers that will sacrifice their family time, and will be watching over us, as we enjoy time with our families. Lastly, we thank all of you for your continued support. That simple handshake, or just saying Hello does not go un-noticed. It makes us realize how thankful we are to call Plymouth our home. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

THANK YOU to those on our department that have served, and to all that have served and sacrificed to fight for our great country and its freedom.

Media Release Plymouth – 11/10/17, On going fire investigation. An autopsy was conducted today on the deceased victim found in an apartment at 408 E. Mill Street after the fire Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as that of the missing 46-year-old female, Tammy L. Aschenbach, who resided at that location. Our sincerest condolences go out to her family and friends. The fire scene investigation will continue into next week and the area is secured and off limits to the public. The building at 414 E. Mill has been released to the owners, however the displaced victims of 404 and 410 E. Mill St. are still being assisted by the Red Cross. East Mill Street will also re-open today but will close again on Monday and Tuesday when the investigation resumes. We have had many inquiries about monetary and cash donations for the victims. Local businesses and schools are working on that information. We would caution those who wish to donate to use good judgement on where those donations go. We have been made aware of several crowd funding sites being started for the fire victims. We do not know, and cannot guarantee their legitimacy. Christopher J. Ringel Deputy Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety/ Emergency Management Director Plymouth Police Department 128 Smith St., P.O. Box 218 Plymouth, WI 53073

With all that has been going on this week we have to take a minute out of the hustle and bustle and thank one of our own. Thank you Officer Tim Lemkuil for more than 20 years of service to the Plymouth Police Department, and nearly a whole career with the City of Plymouth in one of many jobs you've held. We appreciate your service and wish you the best of luck in your retirement.

The 400 block of East Mill Street was opened this evening, but will close again at 6:00 a.m. Friday morning, and will be closed the majority of the day to accommodate our continuing investigation into the fire that occurred today. Please find alternative routes for your morning commute. As a reminder the 5-way Intersection of North/Mill/Eastern will become congested and you can expect delays in the morning when school is starting and again in the afternoon when school lets out.

Sharing info from the Red Cross for residents of the apartments from our fire today. RED CROSS SPEARHEADS OPENING MULTI-AGENCY RESOURCE CENTER FOR PLYMOUTH FIRE CLIENTS “One-Stop Shop” Offering Relief and Recovery Resources Friday OSHKOSH, WI… (November 9, 2017) – The American Red Cross is partnering with other local organizations to open a “one-stop shop” for residents of last night’s fire which damaged the multi-unit apartment buildings on at 408 East Mills Street in Plymouth, WI. On Friday, November 10th, the Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) will be open from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Redeemer Lutheran Church located at 1808 Eastern Avenue in Plymouth. Trained Red Cross caseworkers will be available to help people create personal recovery plans, navigate paperwork, help with mental health and locate assistance for their specific disaster-caused needs. Representatives from several government, nonprofit and disaster relief organizations in attendance to assist residents may include: • Sheboygan County Health and Human Services • Aging and Disability Resource Center • Redeemer Lutheran Church • Love, Inc. • Veteran Affairs • St. Paul Episcopal Church - Sharing Closet • Lakeshore CAP • Plymouth Food Pantry • St. Vincent DePaul • Catholic Charities • United Way 2-1-1 • American Red Cross Since responding at the time of the fire, the Red Cross has provided residents with financial support for emergency needs like food, shelter and clothing along with personal hygiene kits and blankets. In addition, they are supporting health needs along with being a compassionate shoulder to lean on. VOLUNTEER NEEDS We thank individuals and community groups who are willing to support this effort and encourage them to register to become new volunteers to help with future disaster responses. Training is free and you’ll work with a local team. Learn more and register online at and complete the online application. HOW YOU CAN HELP All Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. Help people affected by disasters like this fire and countless other crises by making a gift to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Visit, or call 1-800-REDCROSS. Contributions may also be sent to your local Red Cross chapter, 515 S. Washburn Street, Oshkosh, WI 54904 Follow the American Red Cross – Wisconsin Region on Twitter at @RedCrossWis, the American Red Cross Northeast Wisconsin Facebook page, the blog at or via the website. You can also contact the local Chapter at 920-231-3590. About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. -- END-- Barbara Behling American Red Cross

The 400 block of East Mill Street will be closed for most of the afternoon and evening. We will try to restore traffic when we can. Please use alternate routes when traveling through the downtown. Thank You

New release: PLYMOUTH 8:30 a.m. - On 11-09-17 at 12:57 a.m., the Plymouth Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to 408 E. Mill St. in the City of Plymouth for a report of an apartment fire. The two-story, 6-unit apartment building had heavy smoke upon arrival. Police Department officers attempted to entry to the building, however were forced to retreat due the amount smoke filling the building. An apartment redident who had evacuated the building re-entered the building just prior to the officers arrival and could not be located. Plymouth Fire Department is still on scene with the assistance of numerous surrounding fire departments. One fire fighter sustained a back injury and was transported to the hospital. There were also two residents that were transported for smoke inhalation. The historical buildings in the downtown district are very old and pose challenges and hazards for the firefighters. Red Cross was called to assist the displaced residents from the 6 apartments in 408 E. Mill and potentially other adjacent apartment buildings. Assisting fire agencies are: Kohler, Howards Grove, Fond Du Lac, Waupun, Campbellsport, Brownsville, Ripon, Cascade, Town of Sheboygan, Oostburg, Johnsonville, Waldo, Ada, Kiel, Sheboygan Falls, Cedar Grove, Glenbeulah, Elkhart Lake, and Greenbush. UPDATE 11:25 a.m. – At this time the fire is under control and investigators were able to enter the building. The resident from the building that was reported missing was identified as 46-year-old Tammy L. Aschenbach. Investigators have found a body inside the building, and the scene has been turned over to the State Fire Marshall. The Plymouth Police Department will assist in the death investigation. The deceased has not been identified and the investigation is ongoing. Christopher J. Ringel Deputy Chief of Police/Director of Public Safety/ Emergency Management Director Plymouth Police Department 128 Smith St., P.O. Box 218 Plymouth, WI 53073 920-893-6541

October 12th, 2017 Plymouth WI - Emergency response drill set for Oct. 21 Plymouth-area agencies are collaborating on an emergency response drill scheduled for Oct. 21 at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds. “Though we all hope to be prepared mentally and physically, we realize that a large catastrophic event can occur at any time,” said Deputy Police Chief Christopher Ringel. “We see it on TV, and we hear what went right, and much of the time what went wrong.” The purpose of the exercise is to give local agencies the opportunity to work through the logistics associated with dealing with a large accident involving multiple casualties. The scenario involves injuries to students on a school bus that collided with a semi-truck. For safety reasons, the training scene will be closed to the public. Participants have been preparing for the joint training exercise for about a year, and have already gone through an accident scene simulation and a command center simulation. Agencies involved in the training exercise include: • Plymouth Police Department • Plymouth Fire Department • Plymouth School District • Orange Cross Ambulance • Sheboygan Fire Department • Sheboygan County Dispatch Center • Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department • Sheboygan County Public Health • Sheboygan County Medical Examiner’s Office • Oostburg Ambulance • Random Lake Ambulance • Kiel Ambulance Service • Town of Sheboygan Falls Fire Department • Cascade Fire Department • Elkhart Lake Fire Department • Town of Falls First Responders • Cascade First Responders • Elkhart Lake First Responders • Glenbeulah First Responders • St. Nicholas Hospital • Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center • Aurora Grafton Medical Center • St. Agnes Hospital – Fond du Lac • Johnson Bus Company • Plymouth Fair Park • Sheboygan County Highway Department • Plymouth Public Works • Sheboygan County Fair Assoc.

We have openings in our Concealed Carry Class scheduled for this Saturday, October 14th from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. If interested call our office at 920-893-6541

Plymouth Police Department Free Vehicle Winterization Inspection, Wednesday 10/18/17 @ PHS The Plymouth Police Department will again be sponsoring the 21st annual free vehicle inspection project for disabled persons and senior citizens over 60 years of age. The vehicle check includes fluid levels, wipers, belts, hoses, batteries, tires, and lighting system. The program is intended to provide peace of mind for seniors and disabled persons who may fear being taken advantage of if their vehicle breaks down while traveling away from home. It also lets you know if your vehicle is ready to handle the upcoming winter months. Registration is required and can be done by calling the contact numbers listed below. Location: Plymouth High School Auto Tech Dept., North end of the School (follow the signs) 125 S. Highland Ave. Plymouth, WI 53073 Date: Wednesday, 10/18/17, 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. To register call Plymouth Police Dept. 920-893-6541

We have seen a recent increase in daytime home burglaries in and around Plymouth. Please remember to lock your doors and don't leave valuables in plain sight. Try to break up routines if you can, and lastly if you see something, say something. Be a good witness and a good neighbor.

Lose your class ring? We recovered a class ring from the area of City Park this past June. It remains in our property room. Call us if you lost your ring and can accurately describe it and any inscriptions on it. Plymouth Police Department 920-893-6541

Thank you to our friends at St. John the Baptist School in Plymouth for thinking about us and all of the awsome cards!

Day one of the Sheboygan County Fair is upon us. The command post is set up, Plymouth Fire is ready to go and the weather's looking great! Here's to a great 2017 County Fair. See you there!