Additionally, we've compiled a list of links that you may find useful.
- American Correctional Association
The ACA's mission is to provide a professional organization for all individuals and groups, both public and private that share a common goal of improving the justice system.
- American Jail Association
The AJA supports the nation's jail operators and focuses on issues specific to operating local correctional facilities.
- Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies
CALEA is the gold standard in public safety, learn more about their accreditation standards on their website.
- Department of Public Safety
Find the most recent application to apply for gun permits.
- Emergency Preparedness
Information for emergency situations and how to prepare your family and yourself.
- Homeland Security News
Information regarding Homeland Security.
- Iowa Law Enforcement
The official Iowa Law Enforcement website.
The IowaVINE system is a service through which victims of crime can use the telephone or internet to search for information regarding the custody status of their offender and to register to receive telephone and email notification when the offender’s custody status changes. The toll-free number for IowaVINE is 888-7-IAVINE or 888-742-8463. This service is provided to assist victims of crime who have a right to know about their offender’s custody status.
- National Sheriffs' Association
The NSA provides law enforcement education, training, and informational resources to sheriffs, deputies, and other law enforcement and public safety professionals.
- National Commission on Correctional Health Care
The NCCHC's mission is to improve the quality of health care in jails, prisons, and juvenile confinement facilities.
- Preventing Terrorism
Information on how to prevent terrorism.
- Reporting Suspicious Activity
What You Need To Know Prompt and detailed reporting of suspicious activities can help prevent violent crimes or terrorist attacks. If you see suspicious activity, please report it to your local police department. Local law enforcement officers can respond quickly. Once they assess the situation, they can obtain additional support.