Iowa City at a glance


Population by race and Hispanic origin


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Full-time law enforcement staff, Iowa City Police Department

  • 81 Officers
  • 22 Civilian staff

Full-time law enforcement officers per 1,000 residents

  • 1.08 Iowa City
  • 1.6 National average, cities with 50,000 to 99,999 population
  • 2.2 National average

These figures reflect the Iowa City Police Department only, and do not include state or other police agencies that may be present in this location.

Federal grant funding for Iowa City

Data was last updated November 20, 2022


We identified over $1.2M in federal grant funding, FY 2013-2023

Grant funding over time

Grant funding by federal department

Recent grants

USA spending grants for: Iowa City
Amount Start and end dates Recipient and description Awarding agency CFDA program Type
$239,677.25 9/1/2022
8/31/2024
CITY OF DES MOINES THE CITY OF DES MOINES, IOWA IS PURSUING ACCREDITATION THROUGH THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES (CALEA) PROGRAM. THE POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL COMMIT A MAJOR, SERGEANT, AND AN ANALYST TO THE PROGRAM TO PROVIDE OVERSIGHT AND MAINTAIN OPEN COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE CHIEF OF POL… Department of Justice Offices, Boards and Divisions 16.710 Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants Prime
$95,000.00 10/1/2019
9/30/2023
CITY OF IOWA CITY DRUG ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$100,000.00 10/1/2018
9/30/2022
CITY OF IOWA CITY DRUG TASK FORCE Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub
$100,000.00 10/1/2017
9/30/2021
CITY OF IOWA CITY NARCOTICS TASK FORCE Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs 16.738 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program Sub

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Military equipment transfers


We were unable to locate any military equipment transfers for this location using the LESO Property Transferred to Participating Agencies database published by the Defense Logistics Agency. It is possible that this location has acquired military equipment for policing via other sources or programs.