Police

waukee police badgeThe Waukee Police Department is a professional law enforcement agency sworn to serve and protect the citizens of Waukee with honor, integrity and pride. The department currently has 28 full-time police officers and three civilians on staff. Browse the City Jobs page to see if we are hiring!

Mission: The Waukee Police Department aims to enhance the quality of life, safety and security of our community. We are dedicated to providing a safe and secure living and working environment.

  • We are responsible for protecting life and property, enforcing laws, and taking appropriate measures to combat crime.
  • We are organized, staffed, and trained to maximize effective and efficient public service to maintain a positive work environment.
  • We work to fulfill the mission of the Waukee Police in a manner that inspires the public’s trust and confidence and protects the Constitutional rights of each citizen.

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  1. Waukee Police to Offer Citizens Academy Again

    The Waukee Police Department is proud to bring its Citizens Academy back! Classes will take place on Thursday evenings from Jan. 13 through March 24, 2022. Read on...
  2. RESCHEDULED Waukee Police and Fire Planning Trunk or Treat

    **RESCHEDULED Due to Weather** The Waukee Police and Fire Departments invite the community's ghostly youngsters to this year's Public Safety Trunk or Treat event on Friday, Oct. 29 from 5-7 p.m.! Read on...
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    Driving to school is an adult-level responsibility, which students need to take seriously in order to keep themselves and others safe. Learn about the rules that apply to having a school permit. Read on...
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