Police Division

Police PatchCedar Falls Police Operations serves a population of over 40,000 and shares a border with the City of Waterloo.


Currently, there are 57 sworn officer; of those 49 are Public Safety Officers (Police and Firefighter 1 Certified) and 8 are Police Officers. There are 11 Reserve Police Officers and seven Community Service Officers.


Providing professional policing by protecting, serving and partnering with our community to promote and maintain a high quality of life.

COVID-19 Announcement from Cedar Falls Public Safety 

Cedar Falls Public Safety Update, April 28, 2020

To help lessen the risk of COVID-19, the Cedar Falls Public Safety Building will be limited to public access until further notice. No rental or commercial inspections will be done during this time. There will be no fingerprinting or property pick up as well.

We highly encourage residents to utilize the new online crime reporting form at www.cedarfalls.com/1533/Report-a-Crime. This allows for the reporting of crimes such as credit card fraud, harassment, theft, and minor vehicle accidents on private property. It is not for emergencies or crimes in progress. In an emergency situation always call 911.

 Thank you for your cooperation as we work to keep our community safe.