Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Cedar Rapids Police Department.
The mission of the Cedar Rapids Police Department is to actively involve everyone in a team effort to serve, protect, and prevent crime and disorder by training, educating, informing, and involving ALL in order to provide a safe and secure community in an effective and efficient manner.
Meet Police Chief Wayne Jerman
POLICE DEPARTMENT YOUTH ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPEN!
Registration is open for the 2018 Cedar Rapids Police Department Youth Academy. Students entering Kindergarten through 8th Grade have the opportunity to learn more about being a Police Officer and serving the community by participating in a Youth Academy at the Cedar Rapids Police Department, 505 1st Street SW.
Youth Academy participants will get a tour of the police station and learn about diverse areas within the Police Department including Uniforms, K-9 Unit, Special Response Team, Crime Scene Unit, Physical Training and more.
The Academy will be held from 9:00 a.m. until Noon on the following dates:
- June 19th and June 20th (For students entering 5th Grade through 8th Grade)
- June 26th and June 27th (For students entering 2nd Grade through 4th Grade)
- July 10th and July 11th (For students entering Kindergarten through 1st Grade)
START A NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH!
The Police Department is encouraging citizens to form or revitalize a Neighborhood Watch program in your neighborhood. For more information, please call 319-286-5378
. For an overview of Neighborhood Watch, the Police Department has a Power Point Presentation
for your review. This presentation provides details on the importance of Neighborhood Watch and how to re-energize an existing Neighborhood Watch program.
POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFERS CRIME MAPPING TOOLS
The Police Department offers crime mapping tools to help prevent, reduce, and solve crime with easy-to-use technological tools that facilitate crime analysis, supply actionable intelligence, and increase public engagement.
The crime mapping software raises the level of community awareness, confidence, and participation in fighting crime by providing real-time reporting and crime maps. The software auto-publishes crime data from the Joint Communications Center’s Computer Aided Dispatch systems. Citizens can access and browse crime information as shown on a map from any computer or mobile device and are able to submit anonymous tips through the platform.
At the click of a mouse, citizens can review the crime type, time, general location for every icon.
• Citizens can view crime for any date range
• Victim's identity is protected
• Descriptive crime information is published
Citizens can register to receive official alerts from the Cedar Rapids Police Department. They can also request daily, weekly, or monthly updates on any number of crime types listed on the crime data map.
A tip submission tool encourages community involvement in the policing process and making Cedar Rapids a safer community. There is an anonymous tip submission platform and two-way dialogue between citizens and police officers is available through email.
The Cedar Rapids Police Department, through the crime reporting software, offers free access to mobile applications for smart phones and tablet devices. Citizens are provided with anytime, anywhere access to crime maps and information.Crime Mapping Tool
STAY INFORMED ABOUT POLICE RESPONSES IN THE COMMUNITY
Use the Police Department's searchable database to look up calls for service by date or location. The information is updated daily.
CALLS FOR SERVICE