Police

The Dubuque Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency for the city of Dubuque, Iowa.  It is headquartered in the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center at 770 Iowa Street. This building is also home to the Emergency Communications Center, the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, and the Dubuque County Jail.

The Dubuque Police Department has 109 sworn officers and nine civilian employees.  It is organized into five divisions:

* Administration & Staff Services
* Patrol
* Community Oriented Policing
* Criminal Investigations
* Records
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Within those divisions there are numerous special initiatives and functions, with all members of the department continually striving to serve and protect members of the community in accordance with the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.

  
Common Requests
Use these buttons to access common requests of the police department.
 
Code Red CODE RED
Learn about and sign up for the Code RED emergency notification system.
Complaint COMPLAINT
Submit a complaint about a police department employee.
Compliment COMPLIMENT
Submit a compliment for a police department employee.
Extra Attention EXTRA ATTENTION
Request extra attention to a specific area (use the "Traffic Enforcement" button for traffic requests).
Residential Security Check RESIDENTIAL SECURITY CHECK
Use this button to request police to check the security of your home while you are out of town for an extended time.

Ride Along RIDE ALONG
To obtain information about riding along with a Dubuque police officer or to submit the necessary request form.
Smart 911 SMART 911
Learn about and sign up for Smart 911, a service that provides important information to emergency dispatchers.
Speed Shield SPEED SHIELD
Use this button to request speed shield signs in a specific area.
Submit a Tip SUBMIT A TIP
Use this to provide information to the police department.  You may remain anonymous.
Traffic Enforcement TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT
Request extra traffic enforcement in a specific area.
  1. Police Dept News Flash
  1. September 14th-20th is Child Passenger Safety Week

    As part of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 14th-20th), the Dubuque Police would like to remind parents/guardians of the following safety recommendations: Read on...
  2. Identity Released in Shooting Investigation

    On September 10th, 2014, at 12:32 p.m. Dubuque Police responded to several reports of a man injured in the 1600 block of White Street. Upon arrival, officers located the man and verified he had been shot in the leg. Read on...
  3. Shooting Investigation Ongoing

    On September 10th, 2014, at 12:32 p.m. Dubuque Police responded to several reports of a man injured in the 1600 block of White Street. Upon arrival, officers located the man and verified he had been shot in the leg. Read on...
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CALEA Logo  The Dubuque Police Department is
proud to be a CALEA accredited agency.