Community Involvement

The Dubuque Police Department offers a number of ways for residents to learn about and interact with the police department, volunteer, or learn about a career in law enforcement.

Citizens’ Police Academy

The CPA is a program to build a better understanding of the police department.  Learn more

DARE Program

The DARE program aims to prevent drug abuse through education.  Learn more

Dubuque Police Ride-Along Program

Citizens may participate in a four-hour ride-along with an officer.  Learn more

Police Exploring Program

Students between the ages of 14-20 can explore a career in law enforcement.  Learn more

Successful Rental Property Management

This program is designed to provide comprehensive information to property owners and managers.  Learn more