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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Take precautions to prevent vehicle burglaries.

As the temperatures rise, unfortunately so do the car burglaries. Some burglar’s prefer “easy targets” such as an unlocked car with valuables inside.

Here are some tips to minimize your chances of being a victim:

Always lock your car, no matter if ...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Be Safe, Be Buckled!

For many, buckling up in a vehicle is second nature. However, in 2014, 9,385 people nationwide lost their lives as a result of not buckling their seat belt; and in Iowa in 2014, 118 of the 322 crash fatalities were not buckled up. In our rural state, i...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Remember to follow the rules for use of the recreation trail.

A large number of area residents enjoy the use of the multi-use recreation trail. Now that spring is here, the use and enjoyment of the trail is only going to increase. The Oskaloosa Police Department would like to remind everyone of the city ordinance ...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants

It's that time of year again where we will be seeing more door to door sales persons, solicitors, and transient merchants. The City of Oskaloosa requires such individuals to obtain a license from the Police Department. There are some exemptions for nonp...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

If you are Interested in serving your community, apply for a position on a city board or commission.

There are currently openings on the Airport Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Housing Trust Fund Committee, Municipal Housing Agency and Water Board. Most positions only require you to be 18 years of age, a registered voter, and be a resident...Read on...

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