Fine Payments


The Sterling Police Department collects fines for violations of City Ordinances at the Coliseum, located at 212 Third Avenue. The violations desk is located in the basement level, in front of the stairs. Drop boxes are also available for fines on both the north side of 3rd Street near the corner of 3rd Avenue. Cash or check only please. Additionally, you may mail your fine to:

Violations Bureau
212 Third Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

You may also pay local ordinance fines with a credit card through:  (a $3 processing fee applies).

Fines for moving violations, such as speeding, are paid through the Whiteside County Circuit Clerk at 200 E. Knox in Morrison or 100 E. Third Street in Sterling.

If you have further questions, you may contact the Violations Bureau at (815) 632-6611.