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On behalf of the Broken Bow, Nebraska Police Department, I welcome you to our
encourage you to take your time and you will find this site to be very helpful and informative.
is an example of the increased technology used by our department as a tool to assist us in providing the highest
level of service possible to our community.
I hope your visits to brokenbowpolice.com
are beneficial. We will update the website regularly to help you stay up to date on the latest information.
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Be a responsible dog
If you live in Broken Bow and have a dog, remember that owning a dog is not just a privilege – it’s a
BBPD officers are
often called out to handle dog complaints from the public, especially for barking and chasing dogs or dogs running at large.
Barking and chasing dogs
Broken Bow city ordinances make it unlawful for the owner of a dog to allow the dog to annoy or disturb any neighborhood
or person by loud,
continued or frequent barking, by howling
or yelping or by habitually barking at or chasing pedestrians, drivers or owners of horses or vehicles while
they are on any public sidewalk,
street or alley.
When BBPD receives
two or more written complaints from two different affected households within any 30-day period, officers will investigate
and if in their opinion the situation warrants,
the officers will notify the owner to silence and restrain the dog and a citation can be issued.
Dogs running at large
A dog running at large is defined as any dog that is not under the actual control of the owner by means of a leash,
cord, chain or other physical
restraint; is not confined within a
cage, enclosed vehicle, fenced enclosure or shelter; or is not within the real property limits of the owner and in
the owner’s presence. Owners can be cited for allowing their dogs to run at large.
on number of dogs and cats
Broken Bow city law sets a limit of four adult dogs or cats (total of eight animals) at any one time per household.
any dog or cat shall not count toward the maximum number for a period of four months after the birth of the offspring.
Only one exempt litter of cats or dogs may be
kept in a household at any one time.
Don't let your pet be a nuisance.
Owners of barking and/or chasing dogs can be cited.
|Miranda Dunkel with her dog, Peace
Pet owners reminded...
Dogs in city limits must have tags
If you own
a dog within the city limits of Broken Bow, your dog needs a city dog tag.
Police Chief Steve Scott reminds Broken Bow residents that City Ordinance
requires that any owner of a dog over the age
of six months within the city shall, within 30 days after acquisition
of the dog, acquire a city dog license (tag).
tags are due every year by May 1, but they are available yearround for $5 each at Broken Bow Police
If you haven't gotten your tags yet, stop down and pick them up at BBPD,
which is located at 116 South 11th Avenue, Broken Bow, NE.
Tags for 2015 are good until May 1, 2016.
the tags, dog owners need to bring proof of their dog's current rabies vaccination.
In the photo at left is Miranda Dunkel with
her dog, Peace.
|Stop when lights are flashing.
From the desk of Chief Scott...
Don't pass stopped vehicles
at school crossing lights
When you are driving and see a vehicle stopped
at the flashing yellow lights at a school crossing, STOP your vehicle and do not pass the vehicle in front of you.
Chief Steve Scott said it’s been brought to his attention that some drivers are passing
vehicles that are stopped for flashing yellow lights, putting students in danger.
If a vehicle is stopped at the yellow flashing lights, assume that there are children crossing the street.
Yellow lights are activated during
hours when children are likely to be going to and from school. If you see the lights flashing, be prepared to stop.
If someone is already stopped in front of you, stop
your vehicle behind them.
Passing a vehicle that is stopped at a school crossing
is a very dangerous situation and can result in a citation for the driver who is passing.
|City Tree Dump - End of S 13th Ave
Disposing of yard debris
Broken Bow city residents who need to dispose of branches, grass clippings, etc., can
take their debris to the City Tree Dump,
dump is located on the south end of South 13th Avenue.
Spring and summer hours of operation are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 p.m. to 5:30
Winter hours (from Nov. 15 through March 31) are
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1 to 5:30 p.m.
Fees are based on the size of your load.
Broken Bow ordinance requires
property owners are required to post numbered addresses on all buildings within the city limits, according to a new city
ordinance which went into effect on June 1, 2011.
The law states that the street number addresses
must be placed in public view on all residences or buildings facing any street or avenue within the city limits. The numbers
shall be no less than three inches high by two inches wide, shall be legible and shall be made of metal or some other durable
material. The colors of the numbers shall be in contrast to the background. Numbers are to be plainly visible from the street.
Any person violating this ordinance shall be fined up to $100 for each offense.
Eye on Crime
Bow Police Department actively seeks information on local crime.
have information to share, please contact Police Chief Steve Scott
308-872-6424 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
All reports will remain anonymous.
Permits, licenses available
Gun permits, dog tags and bicycle licenses are all available at the Broken Bow Police Department.
For more information on licenses and permits, see Frequently Asked Questions.
Questions about Handgun Permits?
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