Police

About the Police Department
The City of Oskaloosa Police Department has 17 full-time officers and two civilian staff who provide public safety services to the residents of Oskaloosa. The Department uses bicycle, foot and vehicle patrol to provide public safety services to the city's 11,525 residents, across 7.98 square miles.

Services offered by the Oskaloosa Police Department:

  • Crime Prevention Program
  • DARE
  • Educational & Safety Programs
  • Facility Tours
  • Funeral Escort
  • K9 Demos
  • School Resource Officer
  • Urban Deer Hunt
  • Vacation Watch
  • Vehicle Unlocks

Sign up for "Notify Me" on the website so you will be kept informed when emergency alerts are put into place and refer to the What to Do When It Snows Residents Reference Guide (PDF) when snow and ice blanket Oskaloosa.

If you suspect drug activity, please call the drug tip line at (641) 673-8404.

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