The Dubuque Police Department is the primary law enforcement agency for the city of Dubuque, Iowa, headquartered in the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center at 770 Iowa Street. This building is also home to the Emergency Communications Center, the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, and the Dubuque County Jail.

The Dubuque Police Department has an authorized strength of 109 sworn officers and nine civilian employees. It is organized into five divisions:

  • Administration & Staff Services
  • Patrol
  • Community Oriented Policing
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Records

Within those divisions there are numerous special initiatives and functions, with all members of the department continually striving to serve and protect members of the community in accordance with the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics.

The Dubuque Police Department’s mission statement:

Enhancing community livability by providing equitable community service and protection through integrity, compassion, and competence.

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Contact Us

  1. 770 Iowa St.
    Dubuque, IA  52001


    Phone: 563.589.4410
    TDD/TTY: 563.583.1711
    TDD/TTY: 911
    Fax: 563.589.4497

    Non-emergency dispatch: 563.589.4415

    Emergency: 9-1-1


    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    24 Hour Emergency Service

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proud to be a CALEA accredited agency.