Iowa City Police Department

  • Agency: Iowa City Police Department
  • Address: 410 E. Washington Street, Iowa City, 52240 IA
  • Chief:

Iowa City Police Department is located at 410 E. Washington Street, Iowa City, 52240 IA. The Iowa City Police Department phone number is 319-356-5275.

Iowa City Police Department News

The application process for the 2018 Citizens Police Academy is now open. Applications will be available until Monday, January 15th.

Starting next week: receive a free bagel and cream cheese when you donate 3๏ธโƒฃ๏ธ canned food items! Donations benefit The Crisis Center of Johnson County, Iowa. ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ: November 8 - 21, 2017 ๐Ÿ“ Bruegger's Bagels, 245 Iowa Ave. ๐Ÿ“ Bruegger's Bagels, 708 S. Riverside Dr. We'll do this again in December! ๐Ÿ‘€this page.

The 3rd annual Special Olympics Dodgeball Tournament will be held on Sunday, December 10th at the North Liberty Rec Center. This is a fun event, and we are happy to be involved. We hope to see you there, as well.

Saturday is the day to dispose of unused prescriptions! ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š โŒš: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ๐Ÿ“: East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Blvd SE Instructions & details:

Several Iowa City Police Officers spent last Saturday helping City employees rake for senior residents and others who need a little help this time of year. ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚

We are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the female in the attached photos. She is a person of interest in a credit card case in downtown Iowa City. This stems from an incident in September 2017. Please contact Iowa City Police Department or Iowa City Area CrimeStoppers with any information and refer to ICR 2017010109.

We are partnering with the City's Resource Management Division and the DEA to offer a drug take back event on National Drug Take Back Day. You can drop-off ๐Ÿ’Šand sharps/needles. ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ: Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 โŒš: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ๐Ÿ“: East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Blvd., SE Event details & instructions:

We have received several reports of fictitious U.S. currency bills being passed in the Iowa City community. Residents and retailers should be aware. If you believe you've received bad bills contact Iowa City Police immediately. More tips:

Check out this great program being offered by University of Iowa Police! These students are helping keep Downtown Iowa City safe.

We're unveiling a new program - B.U.L.B.S! Police officers who pull over a driver with a non-functioning light can offer a voucher to have the bulb replaced for free at a participating local repair shop. ๐Ÿ’ก Learn more:

Chief Matherly is a master rope detangler at the Homecoming parade last Friday night.

The Iowa City Police is looking for help identifying the black male in this photo. He stole some items from McDonal's. Please let us know if you recognize him.

A little puppy ๐Ÿ˜this morning at the City of Iowa City Employee Wellness Fair. This gal is available for adoption at the Iowa City Animal Care & Adoption Center. ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿพ

Don't forget to stop by the Iowa City Public Library this morning for โ˜•and ๐Ÿฉas we celebrate outgoing Downtown Police Officer David Schwindt and incoming Downtown Officer Colin Fowler.

Avoid parking tickets and towing! Streets will close and parking will be restricted on Friday for the University of Iowa Homecoming Parade. Visit for information.

It's National Coffee with a Cop Day! ๐Ÿ‘ฎโ€โ™‚๏ธโ˜•๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ Celebrate by spending some time with Iowa City Police officers at our own Coffee with a Cop event at MERGE Iowa City this morning.

Our own Lt. Denise Brotherton is participating. Will you? Capture your story at the Dear World Live Show and Reception tonight October 3, 2017 at 8 p.m. in Main Lounge Hubbard Commons, IMU. They've taken 70,000 portraits and been featured on Rolling Stone, Buzzfeed and CNN and are here to capture and share the stories of University of Iowa. #DearUIowa

Congrats to Sgt. Cristy Hamblin of the Cedar Rapids Police Department on her retirement. Her children were happy to follow in her footsteps. Officer Ashley Jay - Iowa City PD and Officer Andrew Hamblin - University of Iowa PD. Cedar Rapids Police Department University of Iowa Police

The Iowa City Police Department, West Liberty Iowa Police Department and the Iowa City Police Association are helping in the fight against breast cancer. Throughout October, the organizations are participating in the #pinkpatchproject, a public campaign that raises awareness and funds for breast cancer. You may see some of the officers wearing the pink patch in support of this initiative. You can get your own at the Police Stations for a minimum $10 donation. Supplies are limited - get yours, they'll go quickly! Money raised benefits the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Join officers for Coffee with a Cop at MERGE Iowa City on Wednesday. โ˜•โ˜•โ˜• Help us spread the word and share with your friends!

Meet up with neighbors, friends, and police officers for coffee and a conversation during the next Coffee with a Cop event. Iowa City Police officers will be at MERGE, 136 S. Dubuque St.,from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. There is no agenda scheduled. This is an opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know police officers in a relaxed setting over a cup of coffee. Additional information about the Coffee with a Cop program is available at For other questions, or to schedule Coffee with a Cop in your neighborhood, contact Officer David Schwindt at or 319-356-5275.

The Iowa City Police Department is asking for the publicโ€™s help as officers attempt to locate this person in an ongoing arson and burglary investigation. Details:

We have a new Downtown Liaison Officer! Come say hello to Officer Colin Fowler and goodbye to Officer David Schwindt Oct. 5 at the Iowa City Public Library! Donuts and coffee provided. Details:

Iowa City Police and the West Liberty Iowa Police Department are teaming up to offer pink police patches during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Get yours for a minimum $10 donation! Proceeds will benefit the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. This is all part of the Pink Patch Project. Details: