September 21, 2013

On September 20, 2013 at 3:45 p.m., Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 400 block of 13th Ave NW in Oelwein. As a result, Officers cited and released Michael Allan Rickert, age 37, of Oelwein on a charge of Open Container as a Passenger.

Oelwein Officers performed a traffic stop in the 800 block of Hwy 150 South in Oelwein on September 20, 2013 at 3:30 a.m. Officers cited Marty Jay Villa, age 47, of Oelwein, for 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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You can use the following information to contact us. If an emergency or to report a crime, please call the Oelwein PD. It may take a few days before your email will be received.

Emergency # 911
Non-Emergency Phone # 319-283-4311
Address: 501 Rock Island Rd, Oelwein, Iowa 50662




Accepting applications until

Noon on Oct. 10th, 2016 for

Administrative Assistant.


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