New Oelwein Police Facility Ground-Breaking Ceremony

On August 23rd, 2013, at 11AM, Oelwein city leaders, business representatives and community members came out for the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Oelwein Police Department facility.

Oelwein Mayor, City Leaders, Police Chief, Miss Oelwein and Ayars and Ayars Break Ground for the New Oelwein Police Facility.

Oelwein Police Chief, Officers, Fayette County Sheriff and Iowa State Patrol Lieutenant at the Oelwein Police Facility ground-breaking ceremony.

Oelwein Community Members and Business Representatives also attended the ground-breaking ceremony.


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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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