Winnebago County IA Police Department

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

Forest City Police Department 525 North 4th Street Forest IA 50436 641-585-2113

Lake Mills Police Department 304 South Mill Street Lake Mills IA 50450 641-592-2188

About Winnebago County Police Departments

Police Departments in Winnebago County, IA are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the Winnebago County community. Winnebago 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:
  • Winnebago County public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing Winnebago County police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Winnebago County Police jobs and employment
Winnebago County Criminal Records

Winnebago County Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and Winnebago 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

Winnebago 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 Winnebago 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 Winnebago County are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The Winnebago 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. Winnebago County Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce Winnebago County traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

Winnebago County Police Dept Specialized Units

The Winnebago 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 Winnebago County community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.