November 15, 2013

On November 14, 2013 at 6:44 p.m., Oelwein Officers responded to the corner of 2nd Ave NW and 4th St NW to locate a subject with a warrant. Officers arrested Tyler Terren Thompson, age 21 of Oelwein on a Fayette County Warrant.

On November 14, 2013 at 1:26 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 10th Block of 6th St NW in Oelwein. In the course of this stop, officers cited Jennifer Marie Chastain, age 32, of Delhi on a charge of Driving While License Suspended, a Simple Misdemeanor.


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Oelwein Police Department Frequently Asked Questions

Oelwein Police History

The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903


The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903 as the recognized law enforcement for the City of Oelwein

Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
10 Full Time Police Officers
4 Full Time Communications Operators
1 Administrative Assistant

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.






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The Oelwein Police Department is presently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


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