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309 N 5th St, Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 844-2000

















Section 1-10

Do you want your business to appear in Section 1-10 of the Norfolk City Code?  Fill out THIS FORM and email back to us, or fax to 844-2160.

Police Reports:

Investigative reports are not released without a subpoena. You may call the Madison County Attorneys office 402-454-3311, or the Norfolk City Attorneys office 402-844-2130 reference prosecution of cases.

Accident Reports :

You may obtain a copy of an accident report from the Police Division at 202 N. 7th St., between the hours of 8:00a.m. and 5:00p.m., Monday-Friday. Cost for the report is $3 if picked up, $4 by mail. *Every operator of a motor vehicle involved in an accident resulting in either injury, death, or damages over $1000.00 to the property must complete a State accident form.* State report forms are available from the Norfolk Police Division. Available during regular office hours.

Handicap Permits:

Forms can be picked up at the Norfolk Police Department at 202 N. 7th Street between the hours of 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.  You can also print them out from the DMV website.  Forms need to be signed by your physician and brought back to City Clerks office. There is no charge for the permits.

Criminal History Checks:

You may obtain a local criminal history check on someone for $5.00. This will only provide you with adult arrest and citation information from the Norfolk Police Division. It will be necessary to have the person’s full name and date of birth.

Bicycle Registrations:

Bicycles must be licensed with the City Clerk, 309 N. 5th St., Norfolk, NE. License fees are $2.00 and the term of the license shall be for a period of 2 years.


Individuals needing fingerprinted for miscellaneous reasons, may do so at the Police Division for a fee of $10.00. Available during regular office hours, please call 402-844-2140 before coming in.

Towed Vehicles:

Vehicles towed by Norfolk Police Officers may be claimed 8a.m.-5p.m daily. Vehicles will be released only to registered owners who provide photo identification. A towing fee will be assessed as well as $25.00 for 1st day of storage, and $5.00 for every day there after.. Those claiming vehicles will then be directed to the City’s impound lot, where an officer will meet you to release the vehicle.

****Note**** If your vehicle was impounded due to a DUS (Driving under Suspension) and the reason for your suspension was alcohol related such as DWI, your vehicle will be impounded for 10 days. Towing fees and storage will be accessed.

Gun Permits:

Residents of the City of Norfolk are able to apply for gun permits that are necessary for the purchase of handguns in the State of Nebraska. Applicants must show valid Nebraska Identification, complete an application form and pay a $5.00 fee for a national Criminal history check. Applicant must have no prior felony arrest convictions, prior hospitalization for mental health reasons or domestic assault issues. Successful applicants will receive a permit or be advised for reason of denial within 48 hours. Available between regular office hours.

Stop Program:

The Norfolk City Attorney’s Office offers the STOP Program, which allows for the dismissal of a traffic citations issued by a Norfolk Police Officer for certain specified offenses. Questions about which offenses are applicable can be directed to the Norfolk City Attorney’s Office at 402-644-8732. To Enroll: Call the Nebraska Safety Council, Inc. at 402-483-2511 between hours of 8:30a.m.- 4:30p.m.

Ride-A-Long Program:

Any adult or juvenile 14 years of age or older with permission of parent can fill out a form to ride-a-long with an officer on patrol. Forms can be picked up from either the records or dispatch windows at the Police Division, or click:  Ride along form. You may bring completed form to the Police Division.

Sales Permits:

Forms for Sales permits may be obtained at the Norfolk Police Division, Mon-Fri 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Fill out applications and take to City Offices 309 N. 5th St., where fees are paid.