Contact the Iowa City Police Department
For emergencies, dial 9-1-1
Contact By Division
|Front Desk 24/7 - Non Emergency||(319) 356-5275|
|Planning & Research/PIO||(319) 356-5293|
|Training & Accreditation||(319) 356-5286|
|Animal Services||(319) 356-5295|
|Crime Prevention||(319) 356-5273|
|Investigative CMDR||(319) 356-5280|
It is our intent to provide those who have a concern with the Iowa City Police Department a timely, fair, and appropriate response. All concerns are investigated but, if you wish to receive follow-up, you will need to provide your name and contact information.
- Speak with a Police Watch Commander.
Police Watch Commanders directly supervise all field officers assigned to a specific timeframe. They will obtain information from the officer(s) involved to resolve the concern. Offices are at the Police Department, 410 E. Washington Street.
11 p.m. - 7 a.m. Lt. Mike Brotherton can be contacted by phone at 319-356-5275 or by mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Lt. Bill Campbell can be contacted by phone at 319-356-5275 or by email at email@example.com.
3 p.m. - 11 p.m. Lt. Kevin Heick can be contacted by phone at 319-356-5275 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Lt. Doug Hart is in charge of the Criminal Investigations section. Lt. Hart can be contacted at 319-356-5280 or by email at email@example.com
- Speak with a Division Commander
Police Captains serve as Division Commanders. They will work with the Watch Commander and officer(s) involved to resolve the concern. Offices are at the Police Department, 410 E. Washington Street.
Captain Jim Steffen is the Police Captain in charge of the Administrative Services Division of the Iowa City Police Department. The Administrative Services Division consists of the Emergency Communications Center, Police Records, Budgets and purchasing, Animal Control and Community Relations. Captain Steffen can be contacted at 319-356-5440 between the hours of 7 am and 3 pm Monday through Friday. Captain Steffen's email is firstname.lastname@example.org
- Captain Rick Wyss is the Police Captain in charge of the Field Operations Division of the Iowa City Police Department. The Field Operations Division includes the uniform patrol, criminal investigations, street crimes unit and narcotics investigations. Captain Wyss can be contacted at 319-356-5272 between the hours of 7 am and 3 pm Monday through Friday. Captain Wyss's email is email@example.com
- Speak with the Police Chief
Police Chief Sam Hargadine is in charge of the overall function of the Iowa City Police Department. The Police Chief reports directly to the City Manager. Chief Hargadine can be contacted at 319-356-5271 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Speak with the City Manager
The City Manager functions as the chief administrative officer of the City. In that capacity, the Manager employs and supervises all department directors, including the Police Chief. The City Manager can be reached at 319-356-5010. The City Manager will work with Police staff to help resolve any concern. The Manager's office is at the City Hall, 410 E. Washington Street.
- How to Contact the Citizens Police Review Board
The Citizens Police Review Board reviews investigations of allegations of misconduct lodged against police officers, conducts further investigation of the complaint when the Board deems it necessary, and issues a public report which explains why and the extent to which the complaint was sustained or not sustained. More information about the Citizens Police Review Board is available by calling 319-356-5041 or by visiting the City Clerk's Office at the City Hall (410 E. Washington Street).