The Red Oak Police Department performs all law enforcement activities within the corporate city limits of the City of Red Oak, as well as provides assistance to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies as needed.
The police department consists of ten (10) full-time peace officers who are graduates of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and certified as peace officers by the State of Iowa, and eleven (11) Reserve Peace officers who have completed a specified course of instruction and examination set forth by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, certifying these officers as reserve peace officers with the State of Iowa.
The Red Oak Police Department maintains a number of its staff as certified law enforcement instructors in the areas of firearms, use of force, defensive tactics, crime scene investigation, domestic violence and other areas of interest. These instructors frequently provide instruction to other public safety agencies and the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.
In addition to instructors, the department also has a number of officers that are assigned to specialty areas of policing, which include narcotics investigation, criminal investigation, crime scene investigation, death investigation and arson investigation.
Officers of the department frequently are called upon to provide public speaking on various subjects to schools and service organizations. Presentations may be coordinated by contacting the department’s administrative offices.
If our department may be of service to you, please contact us at:
(712) 623-6500 Non-Emergency Communications Center
(712) 623-6501 Administrative Offices
(712) 623-6502 FAX