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Frequently Asked Questions


When does odd-even parking begin?

Odd-even parking starts on November 15 and runs through April 15 of the following year (Ordinance # 4.02.06(1)(c)(2)).


When does overnight parking begin?

Overnight parking is from 2:00 AM - 6:00 AM and begins on November 15th and runs through April 15th of the following year.  If you would like to park your vehicle on the street overnight, you can contact the Rhinelander Police Department at (715) 365-5300 and submit a request.  Requests will be evaluated on an individual basis (Ordinance # 4.02.06(c)(2)).


Where can I pay my parking ticket?

Parking tickets can be paid at the Rhinelander Police Department or at City Hall during normal business hours.


What time does curfew start?

Curfew applies to anyone 17 years of age or younger and runs Sunday through Thursday 11:00 PM - 6:00 AM and on Friday and Saturday

12:00 AM - 6:00 AM  (Ordinance # 4.03.03(4)(a)).


How can I find out if someone is in jail?

The Rhinelander Police Department does not have a jail, however; you may contact the Oneida County Jail at (715) 361-5180 regarding jail inquiries.


Do you fingerprint for job relate inquiries?

Currently, the Rhinelander Police Department does not fingerprint, however; the Oneida County Sheriff's Department conducts fingerprinting on Fridays from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.  The Oneida County Sheriff's Department is located at 2000 East Winnebago Street in Rhinelander.


I received a citation. What do I do now?

You have two choices.  You can either pay the citation or appear in court on the date and time listed in the upper left hand corner of the citation.  Citations can be paid at the Oneida County Clerk of Courts Office.  If you have additional questions, you may contact the issuing officer.

What is the Rhinelander Police Department's Use of Force Policy?

For more information on our Use of Force Policy? Please click this link.

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