Altoona is Iowa’s entertainment destination, located in eastern Polk County. The Altoona Police Department proudly serves a community of 20,000 residents, along with those that work, visit, shop and play here. We are well-trained and experienced in protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, and having fun.

Mission Statement
Community Involvement and Customer Service.

As Guardians, we serve to help make the City of Altoona be the place of choice to live, work, play and grow in Iowa.

The members of the Altoona Police Department promote Courage, Unselfishness and Dependability in all we do. We build leaders and foster an environment of collaboration.

In the case of an emergency, call 9-1-1

Non-emergency calls (515) 967-5132 (press 1) and police administration (press 3)