Police Department

Latest Media Release

Welcome to the Forest City Iowa Police Department website. Forest City is a small rural city located in north central Iowa. This website was designed to provide information to our citizens, and to provide forms and permits maintained by the police department.

The Police Department and the City of Forest City would like to thank the Hanson Foundation of Forest City for their generous support of public safety. The Hanson Foundation's recent grant toward the purchase of a police k-9 is only one of the many examples of communtiy support by the Foundation over many years.

Open Burning- Open burning of leaves is permissible between April 1st and June 1st and between October 1st and December 1st, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 7:00 pm. (Forest City Code 105.04 (D).

Local Policing

Weekly Log
Police Radio Log

Incident Statistics
Crime Stats

Emergency Notification System
For alerts on high risk incidents.

Information Links

Police Department
525 North 4th Street
Forest City, Iowa 50436
Phone: 641-585-2113
Fax: 641-585-2096
Office E-mail

Weekly Media Release
The police department's weekly calls for service and arrest incidents.

Parking Permits
Overnight and Residential Parking Permits.

Paying Parking Tickets
Information on where and how to pay parking tickets.

Vehicle Impounds
How to reclaim a vehicle towed by the police department.

About No-Contact Orders
Information on No-Contact Orders.

Federal Victim Notification Program
Eligible victims and witnesses can obtain information on criminal alien releases. (US Customs/Homeland Security).
Required to register.

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Other Links

Child Identity Theft Protection
From Consumer Affairs Web site

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