Independence Police Department
Public Safety Center
Buchanan County Courthouse
210 5th Avenue N.E.
Independence, Iowa 50644
Emergency: Dial 911
Phone: (319) 334-2520
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday through Friday
The Independence Police Department serves the City of Independence with nine certified officers and an administrative secretary.
The city police department was instituted in 1864 by a city council decree.
The Independence Police Department's Mission is to ensure the security and safety of life and property for the citizenry through professional and vigilant enforcement of the law; endeavoring to have the law equally applied to all.
The Independence Police Department is currently led by Chief of Police Randall L. Miller, who has been serving as Chief since June 2010.
Other members of the Independence Police Department include the following personnel: