Pride in Service

We believe in the equitable, fair and impartial application of laws and ordinances without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, gender identification or station in life, and in treating all individuals with acceptance, compassion and the dignity we would expect if found in similar circumstances.

The Decorah Police Department is a talented and committed team who take pride in the service they provide to the community’s residents and visitors. We believe in a balance between service, enforcement, education and community involvement. We invite you to learn about us and to contact us.

Decorah Police

Decorah Police Department

400 Claiborne Dr., PO Box 1
Decorah, IA 52101
Ph: 563-382-3667
Fax: 563-382-2042
Email: dpd@decorahia.org

Records direct: 563-277-5131
$4.00 copy/release fee for reports

NOW HIRING

We are currently taking applications in order to fill 2 vacancies.  We are accepting applications up until 5 p.m. on January 5th, 2018.  (NOTE - if you are experiencing difficulty in opening and filling out the attached application, try opening the application in another web browser.)

2018 Hiring Packet

Employment Application PDF

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Decorah Police Department

3 days 15 hours ago

Decorah Police Department updated their cover photo.

Decorah Police Department

3 days 15 hours ago

We recently had a shadow box made of Decorah Police items. The items transition from historic to modern day (as best as we could deduce).

Bill Nixon, Chief of Police

Bill Nixon, Chief of Police

Decorah Police Department Policy Manual
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US Immigrations & Customs (ICE, HSI)

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that the rights of victims are carefully observed. HSI administers the Victim Notification Program which allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal alien's release from custody. However, victims and witnesses are required to register with the agency in order to receive notification of a criminal alien's release. Universal resource locator for the HSI Victim Notification Program.