Brown County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Criminal Records

How to get Arrest Records and Police Reports

The Records Section of the Brown County Sheriff's Office generates, manages and provides public access to most official arrest and police reports. Interested persons may obtain reports on public record by:

  • Calling the Records Section of the Sheriff’s Office on (920) 448-4200 and following the voice prompt.
  • Sending a fax request on (920) 448-4206.
  • Making in-person or mail queries to:

The Sheriff’s Office Record Section
2684 Development Drive,
Green Bay, WI 54311

In addition, the Criminal History Unit of the Wisconsin Department of Justice serves as the primary repository for criminal, arrest, and related disposition records for the state. The unit manages and provides public access to non-confidential criminal records of individuals resident within its jurisdiction. Interested persons may request background checks and criminal history information Brown County indigenes or residents from the unit, or self-serve using any of the public access indexes available.

How to get Criminal Records

The Wisconsin Department of Justice collates and disseminates criminal history information to members of the public. Interested parties may submit requests for background checks and retrieve results using the Wisconsin Online Record Check System. Searches may be conducted using the name, social security number and/or fingerprints of the subject. Submissions may cost a minimum of $1.25 and may also require a registered Wisconsin Unique Personal Identification Number (WiUPIN)

How to Find the Sex Offender Registry and Other Sex Offender Information

The Wisconsin Department of Corrections maintains a sex offender registry that features the names, personal information, and current whereabouts of registered sex offenders resident within its jurisdiction. Information about sex offenders in Brown County is available for public viewing on the Official State of Wisconsin Offender Web Site. Interested parties may also search offenders by name or geographical location and stay updated about sex offenders by subscribing to receive community notifications.

How to Find Inmate and Jail Information

The Jail Division of the Brown County Sheriff's Department compiles, maintains and provides inmate and jail related information of the county's correctional facility. Interested members of the public may view information about current and former inmates using the Sheriff's Office Inmate Lookup Tool. Searches can be conducted using the inmates first name/last name or other identifiers such as the inmates booking number. Other information about inmates may be obtained by sending a written request to:

Jail Administrator
3030 Curry Lane
Green Bay, WI 54311
Phone: (920) 448-4250
Fax: (920) 391-680

Court Records

The Office of the Brown County Clerk of Circuit Court generates and manages the court records of the Brown County Circuit Court. All Wisconsin Circuit court records are pooled and maintained on the WCCA platform, which offers public access to circuit court records, including Brown County court records.

Interested persons may access court records using the case search form of the WCCA. This will require the names, county and case number of the record of interest. However, dismissed misdemeanor, traffic, small claims, domestic/child abuse, and criminal felony cases will only be displayed on the site after 2 years of the final order.

Other records including the lien docket and official judgment can be obtained from the office of the Brown County Clerk of the Circuit Court by sending a written request to:

John A Vander Leest - Clerk of Circuit Courts
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: (920) 448-4155
Fax: (920) 448-4156

or request in person at:

100 South Jefferson Street
Green Bay, WI 54301

Location of all Courts In County

The addresses of all court locations in Brown County are listed below:

Brown County Circuit Court
Brown County Courthouse
100 South Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 23600, Green Bay, WI 54305
Phone: (920) 448-4155
Fax: (920) 448-4156

Brown County Joint Municipal Court
Glenmore Community Center
5718 Dickinson Road, De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: (920) 660-2331

City of De Pere Municipal Court
335 South Broadway Street, De Pere, WI 54115
Phone: (920) 339-2463
Fax: (920) 338-9177

City of Green Bay Municipal Court
330 South Jefferson Street, Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: (920) 448-3131
Fax: (920) 448-3135

Hobart - Lawrence Municipal Court
2990 South Pine Tree Road, Hobart, WI 54155
Phone: (920) 869-3801
Fax: (920) 869-2048

Pulaski Municipal Court
Pulaski Village Hall
585 East Glenbrook Drive, P.O. Box 320, Pulaski, WI 54162
Phone: (920) 822-5182
Fax: (920) 822-3209

Village of Allouez Municipal Court
1900 Libal Street, Green Bay, WI 54301
Phone: (920) 448-2800
Fax: (920) 448-2850

Village of Ashwaubenon Municipal Court
2155 Holmgren Way, Ashwaubenon, WI 54304
Phone: (920) 492-2307
Fax: (920) 492-2321

Village of Bellevue Municipal Court
3100 Eaton Road, Bellevue, WI 54311
Phone: (920) 844-1077 ext. 4
Fax: (920) 884-1075

Village of Denmark Municipal Court
118 East Main Street, Denmark, WI 54208
Phone: (920) 863-6440
Fax: (920) 863-5169

Village of Howard Municipal Court
2456 Glendale Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54313
Phone: (920) 434-4669
Fax: (920) 434-4643

Village of Suamico Municipal Court
12781 Velp Avenue, Suamico, WI 54313
Phone: (920) 544-8711
Fax: (920) 544-8495

Village of Wrightstown Municipal Court
Wrightstown Village Hall
352 High Street, Wrightstown, WI 54180
Phone: (920) 532-5547
Fax: (920) 532-499

Where & How to get Property and Bankruptcy Records

The Brown County Register of Deeds Department maintains a repository of all real property records and personal property liens for properties located and recorded within Brown County. In-person requests to view and/or copy these records may be directed to the office, and copies may be retrieved in person, by mail. In-person requests typically require some information about the property and may be made at:

Room 260
Brown County Northern Building,
305 E. Walnut Street,
Green Bay, WI 54301

Take note that some additional fees may apply.

Mail requests may be made using the Real Estate Copy Request Form. Requests may then be sent along with the fees (indicated on the form) to:

Brown County Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: (920) 448-4471
Fax: (920) 448-4449

On the other hand, bankruptcy records of Brown County are managed and disseminated by the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Interested parties may request records from the Clerks office in person or via mail.

Requests for certified copies typically require a payment $11.00 plus a $0.10 printing fee. Mail requests for certified copies will incur an additional $30.00 case search fee plus $0.50 per copy requested. Payments may be made with cash (in person) or using a money order or cashier cheques made payable to the Clerk, U.S Bankruptcy Court. Requests along with applicable fees may be sent to/made at:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
U.S. Federal Courthouse - Milwaukee
517 East Wisconsin Avenue, Room 126
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Phone: (414) 297-3291

Vital Records

The Vital Records Office of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services is the central repository of birth, death, marriage and divorce records, and issues copies of their certificates to interested and eligible persons. Similarly, the Office of the Brown County Register of Deeds maintains county vital records and processes requests to view and/or copy them. Thus, interested parties may obtain these records from either state or county custodians.

Where to get Divorce Records

Records of Brown County divorces are filed and maintained by the County Office of the Register of Deeds. However, special service records including divorce records from January 1, 2016, are excluded from the records available from the office.

Certified records of divorces that occurred prior to January 1, 2016, can be obtained at County level by preparing a written request that indicates the names of the registrant as well as the place and date of the divorce. This request along with any applicable fees may then be sent or delivered in person to:

Brown County Register of Deeds
305 E. Walnut Street, Room 260
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: (920) 448-4474
Fax: (920) 448-4449

For all divorce records, including records of divorces from January 1, 2016, interested persons may query the Wisconsin Department of Health Services using the Wisconsin Divorce Certificate Application. Completed applications along with the fees indicated on the form may be sent to

State Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 309
Madison, Wi 53701-0309

Or delivered in person to:

1 West Wilson St. Room 160
Madison, WI 53703

Where and How to get Marriage Records

Marriage records are co-managed by the Brown County Register of Deeds and the State Vital Records Office in the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. However, only records of marriages prior to June 2015 are available at the county level. All records including those of marriages from June 2015 till date are managed at the state vital records office and are available on request.

To request records of marriages prior to June 21, 2015, at the county level, requestors are required to send a written query indicating the names of spouses, and the place and date of marriage as well as any applicable fees to:

Brown County Register of Deeds
305 E. Walnut Street, Room 260
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: (920) 448-4474
Fax: (920) 448-4449

For records of marriages from June 21, 2015, till present as well as all other marriage records, interested parties may complete the Wisconsin Marriage Certificate Application and send, along with any applicable fees to:

State Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 309
Madison, Wi 53701-0309

In-person requests may be made at:

1 West Wilson St.
Room 160
Madison, WI 53703

Where and How to get Birth & Death Records

The Brown County Register of Deeds maintains and issues records of births and deaths. However, only birth records prior to October 1, 1907, and death records prior to September 1, 2013, are available from the county office.

To obtain notarized copies of records that occurred prior to the above-mentioned dates, interested persons may prepare written requests which indicate the name date of birth/death of the subject and the requestor's relationship with the subject. Requests must be accompanied by a photo ID copies and any applicable fees and sent to:

Brown County Register of Deeds
305 E. Walnut Street, Room 260
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: (920) 448-4474
Fax: (920) 448-4449

On the other hand, copies of all births and death records can be obtained from the State Vital Records Office by eligible members of the public. Requests must be made by completing the Wisconsin Birth Certificate Application or Wisconsin Death Certificate Application, and sending the completed applications along with the ID requirements and applicable fees stated on the form to:

State Vital Records Office
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309

In-person requests may be made at:

1 West Wilson St.
Room 160
Madison, WI 53703