Police

Waukee-PD--shoulder-emblemThe 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 20 full-time police officers and two civilians on staff.

Mission: We, the men and women of the Waukee Police, are dedicated to improving the quality of life in our city by enhancing public safety through cooperative interaction with our community and with other public and private agencies. We are committed to reducing fear by maintaining order and peace.

  • 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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    220 Pounds of Medication Collected at PD's Drug Take-Back Event

    On April 29, Waukee residents dropped off 220 pounds of unwanted or expired medication at the Waukee Public Safety Building; the drugs were then disposed of by the DEA. Read on...
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    Waukee PD's Robert Gitzen Sworn in to Rank of Sergeant

    Waukee Police Officer Robert Gitzen was officially promoted to the rank of Sergeant on Monday, Apr. 17, 2017. Waukee City Clerk Becky Schuett swore Sergeant Gitzen in to his new rank in a ceremony held that morning. Read on...
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    Outdoor Safety and Courtesy Reminders for Springtime

    Spring weather brings an increase in pedestrians and cyclists to Waukee trails, parks and streets. Here are some safety and courtesy tips to keep everyone safe and happy! Read on...
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    Waukee Police Officer Robert Gitzen Promoted to Sergeant

    Following an application and interview process, the Waukee Police Department recently chose its next Sergeant. Officer Robert Gitzen will be sworn in to the rank of Sergeant on Monday, Apr. 17. Read on...
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