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Ottumwa Police Department
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~ Meet the Chief ~
Lt. Tom McAndrew is serving as Interim Chief since the retirement of Chief Jim Clark in February 2013. Lt. McAndrew began with the Ottumwa Police Department in 1988, serving over 10 years with the Drug Task Force.
McAndrew was honored as a recipient of the 2007 Enrique (KiKi) Camarena Award presented by the U.S. Attorney's Office for outstanding law enforcement work fighting illegal drugs.
The Drug Task Force, under McAndrew's leadership, was recognized with the 2010 Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee Award for their role in the investigation of the William Edwards III drug conspiracy.
**POST, Physical Agility Testing and Oral Board Interviews June 28, 2013**
8:30 am at the Joint Law Center in Ottumwa, IA
Check out KYOU FOX15 during "America's Most Wanted" to see Ottumwa's Most Wanted profiles of individuals we are seeking help in locating.
The Ottumwa Police Department has undertaken many changes over the years. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to respond to the community's need for police services in an efficient and cost effective manner. We are continually striving to be the best police agency possible. However, we can only be truly effective with citizen cooperation and input regarding our efficiency and operation. We need your help in combating crime and we encourage your participation in police/community events.
Ottumwa is growing and evolving into a multi-cultural community. The Police Department pledges to you, its citizens, our commitment to community growth and professionalism through an open and approachable organization.
Contact us at:
Records (8-4: Mon-Fri)
Evidence Officer/D.A.R.E./G.R.E.A.T Programs
SE Iowa Inter-Agency Drug Task Force
Services Division Commander
Operations Division Commander
Patrol Sergeant's Office
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