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Phone

Non-emergency: 319-335-5022
Emergency: 911


Fax: 319-335-5800

Address

808 University Capitol Centre
200 S. Capitol St.
Iowa City, IA 52242

Inquiries

General email: police@uiowa.edu

Media

Hayley Bruce, PIO

phone: 319-384-0072

email: media-request@uiowa.edu

Patch Requests

For security reasons, UI DPS does not respond to requests for duplication, trading or exchange of our badge, patch, emblems or any other items that identify our department. Thank you for understanding.

Records

Unless it falls under an exception to the open records law, a police report is available to the public at a small cost.

Accident Reports

All accident reports can be retrieved from crashdocs.org. Instructions are available here.

Standard Records Requests

All records requests (other than accident reports) must be requested through the UI Office of Transparency. They have an online form, which you can access at this link: https://transparency.uiowa.edu/public-records-requests.

Some records are confidential, including police officers' investigative reports, except where disclosure is authorized elsewhere in the Iowa Code.

Please see the FAQ on the Open Records website for more information.

Criminal Background Checks

Criminal histories must be obtained through the Iowa Department of Public Safety. They can be reached at 515-281-4776.

UIPD Records Department Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Phone: 319-335-5022