Police FAQ

What is the location and phone number of the Cedar Rapids Police Department?
The Cedar Rapids Police Department is located at 505 First Street SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52404. The Police Department's non-emergency number is 319-286-5378.  The Police Department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please consult our Phone Directory for more specific contact information.
I need to be fingerprinted for a job application, professional license, or other personal reason. Does the Cedar Rapids Police Department do this?
Yes, the department provides Fingerprinting Services on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. This service is provided on a walk-in basis, subject to the availability of Crime Scene Unit personnel or Police Volunteer Corps members.
I received an obscene/harassing phone call. What should I do?

The Police Department will take a report for phone harassment after three calls are successfully traced.

To have a call traced:

  • Hang up on the caller.
  • Get a dial tone and then dial *57.
  • If the trace is successful, you will receive a recording advising you that the call was traced and a fee will be charged to your bill. If you do not get this recording, call the phone company and request that a manual trace be put on your line.

After three successful traces, call 319-286-5350 to report the harassment. Your report will then be forwarded to the Investigative Division for further investigation.

I need a copy of a police incident or traffic accident report. How do I acquire one?

The fee for a copy of any police report is $5. For more information, please visit our Records Request page.

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