About the Department



he City of Le Mars is located in the northwest part of the state of Iowa in Plymouth County.


Our department has:

  • 14 full time law enforcement officers

  • 2 full-time support staff

  • 1 part-time support staff

Officers of the Le Mars Police Department in the 1900s
Le Mars Police Department Early 1900s


  • Accident reconstruction and technical investigations
  • Automated defibrillators in patrol vehicles
  • Bike patrol operations
  • Computer crime investigations
  • Crime prevention
  • Domestic abuse investigations
  • Drug and patrol canine
  • Drunk/drugged driver investigation
  • Gang investigations
  • Intelligence investigations (L.E.I.N.)
  • Narcotics investigation/drug task force
  • Safety programs for schools
  • Sex crimes investigations
  • Special response team