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Police Department
239 W. Maple St
712-225-6464 (Administration, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
712-225-6728 (After hours, weekends, holidays)
EMERGENCY: 911
FAX 712-225-6743
e-mail:  chsschuckcpd@evertek.net

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION WITH THE CHEROKEE POLICE DEPARTMENT, PLEASE CALL 712-225-6464 FOR INFORMATION AND AN APPLICATION.

Police Dept.   Chief of Police Steve Schuck
  Sergeant Brett Gannon
  Sergeant Adam Roberts
  Patrol Officer Zach Sittig
  Patrol Officer Brian Heidesch
  Patrol Officer Nate James
  Patrol Officer J. D. Rogge
  Patrol Officer Tim Smith
  Administrative Assistant Julie Case

MISSION STATEMENT

Maintain the philosophies and practices of the highest levels of law enforcement professionalism.  Work in partnership with the community and each other to identify and resolve issues which impact public safety.  Provide courteous, quality service to the community at all times.  Diligently preserve peace, investigate criminal activity and prevent crime and disorder.  Enhance the quality of life, while maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity.  Treat all members of society fairly and equally without regard for race, religion, gender or origin.  Utilize and maintain the highest standards of training and law enforcement technology to ensure excellence in protecting our community.

General Information

The Cherokee Police Department consists of eight sworn officers, a civilian administrative assistant, 13 reserve law enforcement officers, and a police K-9 that is trained in narcotics detection.  All law enforcement officers are trained by standards set by the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy.  Additional training is received through attendance at specialized schools, seminars, and in-service training.

The department provides and participates in various community prevention programs as well as additional services to the community.  A few of the programs include salvage vehicle inspections, child safety seat program, business and residential security assessments, the sTEP program and D.A.R.E.










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