Frequently Asked Questions
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How do I get a copy of an incident report or an accident report?
Please call 641-828-2220 and ask for the records custodian and they will be able to assist you. Some charges may apply for records request.
How do I contact a deputy who handled my incident or complaint?
Please call 641-828-2220 and ask for the deputy who you spoke with regarding the incident or complaint. If the deputy is available you may be connected to speak with the deputy. If the deputy is unavailable you will be able to leave a message on that deputies voicemail. You will be contacted as soon as the deputy is available, please remember that our deputies work varying shifts, so the may be on their days off when you call.
How do I pay a traffic citation?
Tickets can be paid at the Clerk of Court in person, through the mail, or online. The information how to pay is listed on the citation.
How do I pick up recovered property or evidence that has been recovered?
Please call 641-828-2220 and ask to speak with someone for property return. A supervisor will speak with you if available or return your call as soon as possible. Some property may require a court order for return. You must set up an appointment for property return.
How do I request a background check?
Complete criminal history checks are done through the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI). Forms can be obtained on the Iowa Department of Public Safety DCI website.
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