Patrol Division
  • The Patrol Division has approximately 80 officers
  • There are 3 patrol shifts or watches.
    • 1st Watch patrols Waterloo from 7 AM until 3 PM
    • 2nd Watch from 3 PM until 11 PM
    • 3rd Watch from 11PM until 7 AM
  • Each watch has 1 lieutenant, 4 sergeants, and approximately 21 officers
  • Patrol officers are the first responders to any call for police assistance
  • Patrol officers initiate contact with our citizens and visitors through traffic enforcement and Community-Oriented Policing practices.
  • Patrol officers are assigned or volunteer for many additional duties like the Tactical Team, the Bicycle Patrol, and to be crime scene investigators, etc.

Contact the Patrol Division Commander at (319)291-4383 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .