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Non-Emergency: 712-336-2525 — EMERGENCY: 911

Joe Hoover - Lake Park Chief of PoliceWelcome to the Lake Park Police Department’s web page. You can also contact the police department by E-mail directing your concerns, ideas, requests, or crime information tips to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Our Mission is to gain, and the ability to maintain the trust and the support of this community and maintain a great working relationship by building communication and trust between the citizens of Lake Park, and the Police Department.

We work closely with the Harris-Lake Park School District to assist in providing a safe atmosphere for our kids to go to school without additional concerns for their safety. We provide walk-through patrol as well as vehicle patrol during school hours and also for special events that occur at the school or school grounds. At the schools request, we can also provide presentations to both the staff and students on a variety of topics to help educate our community.

2013 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor, in service 2012-today.We also periodically attend the Seniors Dinner Date to keep our older citizens in the loop of what is going on in our community and be able to address any concerns or needs that they have. If requested we can provide education on a variety of topics to assist the protection of our citizens and their property.

This department will now utilize the vast resources of other law enforcement agencies personnel, databases, and equipment to assist our citizens to provide the best protection as possible for our citizens.

Sincerely,

Joe Hoover
Chief of Police

sTEP

2007 Chevy Impala (left), in service 2007-2011. At right, 2007 Ford Expedition, in service since 2007.The Lake Park Police Department participates in Iowa's Special Traffic Enforcement Program (sTEP). sTEP is a cooperative law enforcement effort coordinated around a holiday and in conjunction with a national safety campaign. sTEP is a program funded by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau. These events call for heightened traffic enforcement for all traffic violations with special attention Drunk/Drugged Driving, Speeding, and Seatbelt usage. The main focus to raise awareness in safety belt use as the best means of protection in the case of a motor vehicle collision. These enforcement projects are conducted as a proactive approach to enhance safety for all motorists who use our roads in the State of Iowa.

From November 19-25, 2012, a sTEP traffic enforcement program was conducted by the L.P.P.D. Part of the program involved conducting a seatbelt survey before and after the project. The survey showed 92% of motorists wore seat belts prior to the campaign. Afterward, that number had risen to 93%.

Crime Stoppers

For information on Dickinson County Crime Stoppers, visit the Dickinson County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers page.

Weather

50.8°F

Lake Park

Mostly Cloudy
Humidity: 81%
Wind: North at 2.9 mph
Monday

34°F/68°F
Tuesday

43°F/61°F
Wednesday

52°F/61°F
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Upcoming Events

APR
20

Apr. 20
Easter Sunday

MAY
11

May. 11
Mothers' Day

MAY
12

May. 12 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Council Meeting

MAY
13

May. 13 7:30 am - 8:00 am
Silver Lake Park Improvement Association Meeting

MAY
21

May. 21 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Utility Board Meeting

MAY
26

May. 26
Memorial Day

JUN
7

Jun. 7
Citywide Garage Sale