Mission Statement: The Keokuk Police Department is committed to providing Quality Professional Law Enforcement Services to the community.

History: The Keokuk Police Department was founded in 1848 following the election of the first city government. It has grown from a 3 person department to a full service law enforcement agency dedicated to providing QUALITY PROFESSIONAL Law Enforcement services to the community.

The Keokuk Police Department shoulder patch depicts our rich river history, situated on the banks of the Mississippi River, the wintering grounds of America’s symbol, the Bald Eagle. Keokuk is also the site of the largest dam and powerhouse on the Mississippi River as depicted on the shoulder patch.

Values: The Keokuk Police Department exists to protect life and property under the law, maintain community order and reduce crime and fear of crime in the community with full respect for human dignity and according to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and accountability.
Keokuk Police Department Non-Emergency Number:

  • 319-524-3131
  • 319-524-3132
  • 319-524-2741
  • FAX: 319-524-6221

Should you have an emergency, please dial 911 and a Dispatcher will assist you immediately.

Keokuk Police Department
PO Box 1147
1222 Johnson St.
Keokuk, IA 52632

Police Department News

2017 Halloween First Stop

The Keokuk Police Department, through its Little Red Basket program, put on the annual Halloween First Stop at the River City Mall on October 31, 2017 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Funds from the Little Red Basket provided approximately $4,500.00 towards the purchase of candy.  Wal-Mart in Keokuk provided an additional $500.00 worth of candy; […]