Tools and Resources

Nixle Alert System

To get alerts from the Waukee Police Department sent directly to you, sign up for our free alert system with Nixle. Click on "Sign Up" and create an account. Once registered, you will automatically receive information from the Waukee Police Department by text, email or both. View a short video about how Nixle benefits Waukee residents.

Crimestopper Text Messages

Did you know you can use text messaging to report tips that may solve a crime? Please text the Waukee Police Department at 515-490-2190 with any tip or information that may help us solve crimes. You will remain private and anonymous as there is no caller ID. Please always dial 911 in the case of an emergency.

Smart911 Response Tool

Visit Smart911.com to fill out a free, secure Safety Profile. This profile will display on the dispatcher’s screen if and when 911 is called. Users enter information such as medical conditions and medications, address details, and photos of yourself, your children or elderly family members, etc. These details help emergency management officials gather necessary information without even having to speak with you.

Off-Duty Officers

Waukee Police Officers are available to work assignments for members of the public and organizations as needed for security and other purposes. To request an officer, please fill out this form and verify that the requirements for hiring an officer will be met prior to the work being available for assignment to officer(s).

Identity Theft Protection

Read up on free tips to prevent identity theft. Also, ConsumerAffairs offers a guide about identity theft protection tools for purchase featuring hundreds of verified consumer reviews.

Scam Protection

Scams are prevalent in American society and have become easy for criminals to achieve thanks in part to mobile phone and internet usage. Be vigilant and protect yourself from telephone, IRS/tax, ticket, charity and other scams by reading more about common scams and what to look out for.

  • MidAmerican Energy's Slam the Scam Campaign: Scammers target energy customers in the Waukee-area and attempt to steal their money and personal information by threatening immediate service disconnection. Don't be a victim; be prepared to Slam the Scam!
  • Protecting Your Identity While You Shop: Some shopping related scams include (but are not limited to) phony coupon scams, looking over people's shoulders to steal information as they type, pilfering personal information from papers in a dumpster, or tricking people into giving personal information to scammers over the phone, on a website, or by email. Learn what to look for and how to prevent this type of crime.

Safe Exchange Zone

The parking lot at the Waukee Public Safety Building, located at 1300 SE L.A. Grant Parkway, is considered a "Safe Exchange Zone". Due to the camera presence on the building, residents in need of a monitored meeting place for a child custody swap or a property exchange can use the front parking lot as a safe area to meet. Activity in the front parking lot will be recorded 24 hours a day/seven days a week.