Iola Police Department
The Iola Police Department is a full service agency consisting of Patrol, Investigations, Community Resource, Animal Control, Records, and Court Services. The department has 1 civilian and 16 sworn law enforcement personnel, all under the direction of the Chief of Police. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.
"We the members of the Iola Police Department are committed to protecting and serving the public in a courteous and professional manner. We are dedicated to providing fair and impartial treatment in the enforcement and preservation of federal, state, and local laws.
We believe community policing and education promotes a bond of trust between the community and the Department. We will strive to be good role models to youth by demonstrating good moral and ethical values, in partnership with the community."
Supervisors and Patrol Officers work fixed 12 hour shifts with rotating days off. The Patrol Division is augmented by the Chief of Police, Community Resource Officer, and Detective, on an as needed basis. The Patrol Division is staffed by 12 full time, sworn police officers. It consists of 4 fixed shifts that provide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week police protection to the City of Iola.
All Dispatch services for the Iola Police Department are operated by the Allen County Emergency Response Center under direction of the Allen County 911 Board.
The Iola Police Department has one full time investigator responsible for larger scale investigations that follow the initial police report made to patrol officers. The Iola Police Department is currently seeking information on any open cases. If anyone has information about any unsolved cases, call (620)365-4960.
Driver and Vehicle Information
Vehicle registrations for Iola residents can be completed by visiting the Allen County Treasurer's office located inside the Allen County Courthouse building.
Driver's License Examiner's Office (for new driver's licenses, permits and renewals)
Located in the Allen County Courthouse
1 N. Washington Ave.
Iola, KS 66749
Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 7 am to 5 pm
Driver's License Supensions/ Revocations
For matters concerning driver's license suspensions and revocations, you must contact the Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Driver Control