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Compliment about a Police Officer or Police Employee
If you would like to commend an officer or employee of the Cedar Rapids Police Department, you may click this button to complete the online form:

ONLINE - Police Officer or Police Employee Compliment Form

Or you can click this button to download the form and Email it to j.novak@cedar-rapids.org: 

DOWNLOADABLE - Police Officer or Police Employee Compliment Form

Or you may print the form out and mail the form or a letter to the Chief of Police.  Correspondence should be mailed to:

Chief Wayne Jerman
Cedar Rapids Police Department
505 1st Street SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404


Complaint about Law Violation
If you would like to speak to a police officer about a law-violation issue, please call 319-286-5348 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.  You may also call the Joint Communications Center at 319-286-5491 if you have a non-emergency issue.  If there is an active crime or other emergency, please call 911.

Complaint about a Traffic Issue
Law enforcement can make a positive impact on increasing safety belt use rates through enforcement and education, removing impaired drivers from the streets before they are involved in crashes, or reducing the incidence of dangerous speed violations.  If you have a traffic concern, such as dangerous speeding in your neighborhood or other issue, please contact our Traffic Division at 319-286-5356.  For more information about traffic concerns, visit our Traffic Division page.

Complaint about a Police Officer 
It is essential that the entire community have confidence in its police department and the administration which supervises the exercise of authority.  This requires procedures for the adequate and expedient processing of allegations of misconduct by department members.

The Professional Standards Division has been established to serve the citizens of the community and department members with fair, impartial, expedient processing of complaints.

To make a complaint, please visit our Professional Standards Division page.

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