The resolution would have required police ask people they stop for proof they are a U.S. citizen, "...and follow federal law detaining...undocumented individuals, until they can be transferred to the custody of homeland security," the resolution reads.
Sheboygan County Sheriff Todd Priebe was not supportive of the proposal.
"We need to think about our approach on this and the ripple effect that we'll have on our communities and also our social services and there is a way we can still get this done hold the bad apples accountable," he said.
A Latino rights organization, Voces de la Frontera also publicly opposed the proposal.
The Sheboygan police chief did not return a phone call for comment. The mayor tells TODAY'S TMJ4, "he [the Sheboygan police chief] feels they're following the law properly and he doesn't feel any change is needed."