Patrol Division

The Patrol Division is the most visible part of the police department. Comprised of five shifts that provide continuous coverage by uniformed officers in marked patrol vehicles, Patrol is the backbone of the Dubuque Police Department. Patrol officers provide the initial response to all calls for service that are received by the Emergency Communications Center.

Use the following links to access common requests made to the Patrol Division.  You may also use the contact information provided on this page to help with your request.

Extra Attention Request

Request extra attention to a specific area.

Residential Security Check

Request police to check the security of your home while you are out of town for an extended time.

Ride Along

Ride along with a Dubuque police officer.

Submit a Tip

Use this to provide information to the police department.  You may remain anonymous.