May 20, 2013

On May 19, 2013 at 12:15 a.m. Oelwein Officers received a report of a suspicious person in the 10 block of 5th Avenue NE. Upon investigation, officers arrested Roger Allen Kline, age 48 of Oelwein, on a charge of Violation of a No Contact Order, a Simple Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Officers were responded to a report of a barking dog creating a disturbance in the 600 block of North Frederick Avenue on May 19, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. Officers cited Amber Charmaine Crique, age 23, of Oelwein for Allowing a Canine to Bark Causing a Disturbance of the Peace.


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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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