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

Records direct: 563-277-5131
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Decorah Police Department

8 hours 50 minutes ago

Don't forget to come join us this weekend.

Our local superheroes are ready, are you?!

Join us for Superhero Sunday this Sunday, January 27, 12-3pm in the Carrie Lee gym. This is a free event.

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Decorah Police Department

13 hours 12 minutes ago

*** UPDATE 11:45 am Tow Ban has been lifted/cancelled ***

Iowa DOT has put a tow ban in effect for Winneshiek, Allamakee, Fayette, and Clayton Counties. Local tow services have been advised that tow requests can be done on a discretionary basis, with a local tow ban to be evaluated regularly during this winter storm event.

Please travel carefully and be prepared for rapidly changing road and driving conditions throughout today.

Tow bans are now in place for Winneshiek, Allamakee, Fayette and Clayton counties in NE Iowa. Check https://hb.511ia.or for updates as more tow bans are anticipated as the winter storm progresses today.

Bill Nixon, Chief of Police

Bill Nixon, Chief of Police

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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.