Welcome to the Grinnell Police Department's website. It is an honor and privilege to serve the City if Grinnell and work with such a dedicated group of officers and civilian staff. The Grinnell Police Department proudly serves a community of over 9,218 residents and many more who work in, and visit, our community. Grinnell is located in central Iowa, adjacent to U.S. Interstate 80, and just 45 miles east of Des Moines.
Our department is currently comprised of 14 sworn officers, and two civilian staff, who provide a vast array of services and programs to the Grinnell community. Our officers are well-trained and experienced in protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining order. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site and we encourage you to come back to see updates on services, programs and activities taking place within our department and the community.