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A Message from the Chief

Keith Kimball
Keith Kimball

Chief of Police

Thank you for visiting our web page and finding out more about our police department. We offer our community one of the best examples of what a local law enforcement agency should strive to be, continually evolving to maintain the highest standards of service. The men and women of our department are some of the most professional, well trained, well educated, and most dedicated officers you will ever find that are committed to keeping our community safe and serving the citizens. We provide many services outside the traditional roles of law enforcement and Bettendorf is the only Police Department in the State of Iowa with a police social worker on staff.

The philosophy of the Bettendorf Police Department continues to be focused on community oriented policing and establishing relationships in the community with citizens, community leaders, schools, youth, social service providers, and other law enforcement agencies at the local, county, state, and federal levels. We acknowledge that collaboration with all agencies is imperative if we are going to be successful in our mission.

If you ever see something that is suspicious, out of place, or out of the ordinary please do not hesitate to call 911 when the incident is occurring. “You are not bothering us.” We would rather be notified right away and respond to discover that it was nothing than not be called at all, later to find a crime had been committed. Nobody knows your neighborhood better than those living or working there. We need your cooperation, help, and support as we cannot do this alone.

I am honored and privileged to serve this community and if you ever have a question or concern please do not hesitate to call me at 563-344-4020 or email me at as we want to be as transparent as possible.

Please enjoy our web site and send us your comments. Help us keep Bettendorf the Midwest's premier city to enjoy life and raise a family. Always stay close to your police department, and thank you.