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.
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.
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
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.
The Waukee PD is set up on CrimeMapping.com as a way to provide the public with valuable information about recent crime activity in their neighborhood. The website's goal is to assist us in reducing crime through a better-informed citizenry. Creating more self-reliance among community members is a great benefit to community-oriented policing efforts everywhere and has been proven effective in combating crime. Visit CrimeMapping.com to track crime in the area.