Oshkosh Police Department

  • Agency: Oshkosh Police Department
  • Address: 420 Jackson Street, Oshkosh, 54901 WI
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: (920) 236-5700
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Oshkosh Police Department is located at 420 Jackson Street, Oshkosh, 54901 WI. The Oshkosh Police Department phone number is (920) 236-5700.

Oshkosh Police Department News

Officer Kirby and Sgt Gorte are at the Salvation Army assisting families with the coat drive on Oregon Street. Lots of smiling faces!

OPD & Auxiliary Officers were out & about keeping last night's Oshkosh Holiday Parade safe for everyone to celebrate and enjoy!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT ________________________________________ Date: November 16, 2017 Time: 09:00 AM Contact: Officer Kate Mann Public Affairs/ Crime Prevention (920)236-5742 Subject: Strong Armed Robbery 800 Block Elmwood Avenue, Update The Oshkosh Police Department and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are investigating a strong armed robbery that occurred on November 14, 2017 at approximately 9:30 PM in the 800 Block of Elmwood Avenue in the City of Oshkosh. A 19 year old male University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student reported that at approximately 9:30 PM on November 14th, two males wearing hooded sweatshirts approached him and took some personal belongings from him. **Updated Information** Upon further investigation, it was revealed that this was a targeted and isolated incident and that the public is not in danger. If anybody has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700, to speak further with Detective Artus. If you have information about this incident, but wish to remain anonymous, please contact the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and add a tip; or go to www.winnebagocrimestoppers.org to submit a text tip. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward. Further information may be released as it becomes available.

EVENT: Downtown Oshkosh Whoville Holiday DATE: Saturday, November 18th, 2017 TIME: 11:00 AM – appx. 2:00 PM LOCATION: Downtown Oshkosh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT ________________________________________ Date: November 16, 2017 Time: 8:00 AM Contact: Officer Kate Mann Public Affairs/ Crime Prevention (920)236-5742 Subject: Thanksgiving Dinner to Families in Need The Oshkosh Police Department, in conjunction with the Boy and Girls Club of Oshkosh and Festival Foods, are going to be delivering hot Thanksgiving meals to families in need on Wednesday November 22, 2017. Many Oshkosh families are in need of a Thanksgiving dinner because of several reasons. They may not be able to afford to purchase the dinner or may not be able to prepare the dinner. Festival Foods has offered to provide heat and serve turkey or ham Thanksgiving Day dinners for families in need at a discounted price. These will be provided to the Boys and Girls Club of Oshkosh and together with the Oshkosh Police Department, will be delivered to the families.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT ________________________________________ Date: November 15, 2017 Time: 04:00 PM Contact: Officer Kate Mann Public Affairs/ Crime Prevention (920)236-5742 Subject: Weapons Complaint-3 Males Arrested; Update 4 The Oshkosh Police Department has arrested three males from the investigation of the armed robbery that resulted in the fatal shooting of Cashmiere A.S. Hill, 18, from Appleton that occurred on Waugoo Ave on November 5, 2017. A 28 year old male from Oshkosh was arrested for Party to a Crime of Armed Robbery. A 21 year old male from Appleton was arrested for Party to a Crime of Armed Robbery. A 25 year old male from Oshkosh was arrested on a Probation Hold and Party to a Crime of Armed Robbery. This case has been referred to the Winnebago District Attorney’s Office and they will make the final determination for criminal charges. If anybody has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5733, to speak further with Detective Jeremy Krueger. If you have information about this incident, but wish to remain anonymous, please contact the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and add a tip; or go to www.winnebagocrimestoppers.org to submit a text tip. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward. Further information may be released as it becomes available. ####

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT ________________________________________ Date: November 15, 2017 Time: 10:45 AM Contact: Officer Kate Mann Public Affairs/ Crime Prevention (920)236-5742 Subject: Strong Armed Robbery 800 Block Elmwood The Oshkosh Police Department and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh are investigating a strong armed robbery that occurred on November 14, 2017 at approximately 9:30 PM in the 800 Block of Elmwood Avenue in the City of Oshkosh. A 19 year old male University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh student reported that at approximately 9:30 PM on November 14th, two males wearing hooded sweatshirts approached him. He stated that both males were carrying duffle bags with over the shoulder straps. He stated that they may have had a weapon and that they took several personal belongings from him. The victim reported no injuries. The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Police Department issued a Titan Alert. If anybody has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700, to speak further with Detective Artus. If you have information about this incident, but wish to remain anonymous, please contact the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and add a tip; or go to www.winnebagocrimestoppers.org to submit a text tip. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward. Further information may be released as it becomes available.

During record low temperatures on this last Saturday, November 11, our youth participants of Step Up and members of the City of Oshkosh Police Department teamed up to do some good work in the community! Sergeant Heath Feavel, Officer Michael Kirby, Officer Trey Johnson, Officer Cody Rukamp, and CSO Dani Jo Burns joined hands with Step Up and completed the annual fall clean up in the City of Oshkosh. Step Up strives to help our youth in our community and help build a positive relationship with our Officers. This year through our partnership with Advocap we were able to assist 6 residences in raking leaves and cleaning windows.

The Oshkosh Police Department is happy to announce that we have a new K9 Officer (Brad Fox) and his K9 (Odin)!!

The Oshkosh Police Department is partnering with Barbara Bigalke from the Center of Suicide Awareness to distribute challenge coins to veterans that officers come into contact with. It is a way for us to thank veterans and offer information about available resources (on each coin there is a number veterans can text 24/7: text "hopeline" to 741741).

We want to welcome back Officer Joey Johannes to patrol. This warrior won the fight against cancer!

Oshkosh PD would like to send out a BIG thank you to the Boys and Girls Club Keystone Club for stopping by with a generous donation of water bottles! We appreciate your support!!

The Downtown Oshkosh B.I.D. invites you to join the Annual Oshkosh Holiday Parade Thursday!

Officer Kate Mann and Officer Joe Nichols were at Oaklawn School today to talk with students about personal safety and being safe this winter.

VETERANS DAY Saturday, November 11th is Veteran's Day. We thank all veterans for their service to this great country. "All gave some, some gave all."

Officer Kate Mann reads a story to children at Faith of a Child daycare in Oshkosh. Officer Mann talked with the children about safety, what police officers job and their favorite subject, the K-9's.

We had Citizens Academy's graduation this week. We want to thank all of the participants for their time and dedication to this academy. It was a great group!!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT ________________________________________ Date: November 9, 2017 Time: 1:30 PM Contact: Officer Kate Mann Public Affairs/ Crime Prevention (920)236-5742 Subject: Residential Fire 1500 Block Jackson Street, Update 2 The Oshkosh Police Department, the Oshkosh Fire Department and the Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation investigated a residential fire in the 1500 block of Jackson Street that occurred on November 5, 2017. As a result of the joint investigation, a 19 year old male from Fond du Lac was arrested. He was arrested for Arson,3 counts of Recklessly Endangering Safety, Negligent Handling of Burning Materials and other Domestic related charges. If you have information about this incident, but wish to remain anonymous, please contact the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and add a tip; or go to www.winnebagocrimestoppers.org to submit a text tip. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward. ####

Oshkosh Police Department and Appleton Police Department are at the Culvers in Darboy participating in Q 90's Lights of Christmas Campaign! Come join us and say hi!

Event: March For The 22 Date: Thursday, November 9th, 2017 Time: 5:30pm to 6:00pm (MARCH TIME) March Location: START: In front of Dempsey Hall on Algoma TO W. New York TO High TO Dawes TO Algoma END: In front of Dempsey Hall on Algoma March Route: See below The UW-Oshkosh Student Veteran’s Association will be holding a March starting at 5:30pm. The march is expected to last 30-45 minutes. The organizer is anticipating 0-250 people to participate.

OPD welcomed new Police Officer Tanner Rasmussen to the Team today at a Police & Fire Commission meeting. Tanner previously served as a Community Service Officer with OPD for the past 2 years. CONGRATULATIONS Officer Rasmussen!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OSHKOSH POLICE DEPARTMENT ________________________________________ Date: November 7, 2017 Time: 10:45 AM Contact: Officer Kate Mann Public Affairs/ Crime Prevention (920)236-5742 Subject:Weapons Complaint-Male Name Released, Update 3 The Oshkosh Police Department, in conjunction with the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office, is releasing the name of the male who died from the shooting on 11-5-17 on Waugoo Ave. He has been identified as Cashmiere A.S. Hill, 18, from Appleton. The Oshkosh Police Department and Winnebago County Coroner’s Office extend their sincere condolences to the family of Cashmiere. If anybody has any information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5733, to speak further with Detective Jeremy Krueger. If you have information about this incident, but wish to remain anonymous, please contact the Winnebago County Crime Stoppers at (920) 231-8477; or add the free P3 App to your Apple or Android phone and add a tip; or go to www.winnebagocrimestoppers.org to submit a text tip. If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward. Further information may be released as it becomes available. ####

SAVE THE DATE! Join the Oshkosh Police Department on Friday, December 8 for Coffee With A Cop....Hope to see you there!