Hancock County Police Department

Find Hancock County Iowa police departments, precincts, and stations. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, dispatch, impounds, and policing.


City of Britt Police Department 8 2nd Street Southeast Britt IA 50423 641-843-3822


Manly Police Department 135 West 5th Street Garner IA 50438 641-923-3773

About Hancock County Police Departments

Police Departments in Hancock County, IA are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the Hancock County community. Hancock County police promote public safety by preventing crime, stopping crimes in process, criminal investigations, and by providing first response to emergencies.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Hancock County public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing Hancock County police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Hancock County Police jobs and employment
Hancock County Criminal Records

Hancock County Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and Hancock County crime maps. Police Depts may also provide information about driving history, traffic violations, parking tickets, and car accident reports that may be required for insurance claims.

Crime Prevention

Hancock County Police Officers are empowered to protect the community through various laws and statutes granted by the state of Iowa and local community ordinances. Policing powers are used to prevent and deter crime in Hancock County, IA and may include arrest and detainment, stop and search, issuing tickets and fines, and performing investigations of criminal activity.

Police Department Units

Police Departments in Hancock County are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The Hancock County Police Patrol works to promote public safety through Police Officer presence, typically in Police cars, foot patrol, bicycle police, and by providing emergency response. Hancock County Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce Hancock County traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

Hancock County Police Dept Specialized Units

The Hancock County Police are organized into specialized task groups to help combat crime and public safety issues. These specialized task forces include domestic violence units, anti-gang squads, and drugs and narcotics units. Police Officers work to improve relations in the Hancock County community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.