Contact Information
  • Mason City Police Department
    78 South Georgia
    Mason City, Iowa 50401

    Main Phone: (641) 421-3636 (Answered 24 hours a day every day)
    FAX: (641) 421-3639
    E-mail: Melinda Severs

    TO REPORT A CRIME IN PROGRESS dial 911 or 421-3636 then 0.

    Patrol Services: dial 421-3636 then 0.
  • To request a patrol officer respond to a disturbance, problem or incident
  • To report a crime or a traffic accident

Other Police Department Services:

  • Shift Commander: 421-3644
  • Patrol Officers, to leave message:  421-3636
  • School Resource Officer:  Jason Trask; 421-3636, ext 4129 
  • Evidence/Found Property:  Tammy Orr; 421-3390
  • Abandoned or Junk Vehicles:  On a city street or public parking lot: 421-3636 (Police Dispatch) / On private residential or commercial property: 421-3620 (Neighborhood Inspection Services of Community Development Department)
  • Towed/Impounded Vehicles:  Tammy Orr; 421-3390
  • Permits (noise, sound, hunting, trapping, nuisance animals):  Melinda Severs; 421-3650
  • Crime Prevention Coordinator: Officer Jeremy Ryal; 421- 2716
  • Emergency Management Coordinator:  Steve O'Neil; 421-3665
  • Animal Control ACO:  Pat Gansen; Weekdays 8 am to 4:30 pm- 421-3664 (Building and Neighborhood Services  Department), all other times and holidays; 421-3636 (Police Dispatch)
  • Fingerprinting:  Contact the Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office at 421-3000
  • Narcotics Task Force:  423-8647
  • Parking Ticket Records / Enforcement Officer:  Mike Carpenter; 421-3657
  • Security (Hire an officer) and accounts payable:  Melinda Severs; 421-3650

To e-mail a police department employee, use the first letter of the employee's first name followed by the employee's last name, and then (no spaces). For example, Chief of Police, Michael Lashbrook, can be reached at If you do not know the correct spelling of an employee's name, an e-mail may be sent to Melinda Severs . All other non-urgent requests may be directed to the Chief of Police's Administrative Assistant at 421-3650.

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