City of Forest City, Iowa


Professional Community Oriented Policing

Forest City Police Department
525 North 4th Street
Forest City, Iowa 50436

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The Forest City Police Department is made up of 8 sworn officers, 2 civilian employees, 12 volunteer reserves, and 1 K-9 officer. The Department is currently led by Chief Tom Montgomery, a veteran officer with over 30 years experience with the department.

The mission of the Forest City Police Department is to protect the lives and property of the people we serve. We recognize the importance of treating our community and each other with fairness, respect and honor. We value the importance of respecting the human dignity of all people and are committed to the highest standard of integrity and ethical behavior.

Contact Us

Office E-mail
Emergency: Dial 911
Dispatch: 641-585-2113
Fax: 641-585-2096

Office Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Holidays