• DMPD K9 Teams wins First Place

    The DMPD K9 Team attended the Annual Region 21 Narcotic Trials in Fort Madison, Ia and for the first time in DMPD history, the team received first place during the competition for overall best team achievements.


  • Mounted Patrol Training

    Mounted Patrol officers and their horses train in a variety of unusual environments.


Parking Enforcement


The Parking Enforcement Unit consists of a sergeant, one officer, one cadet and civilian parking enforcement personnel. This squad is responsible for the following:

• All parking meter enforcement
• Parking Regulation/Zone enforcement
• Enforcement of all City Parking Permits (approximately 850 issued each year)
• Assist with Traffic Control, as needed, for special events
• Target habitual parking violators
• Interact with neighborhood associations to target abandoned vehicles within their neighborhood and any other chronic parking problem


The squad is a valuable asset in relieving patrol officers from responding to parking enforcement calls.  The Patrol Support Unit is supervised by a Sergeant.

If you have received a parking ticket you may pay your fine online.


If you believe the parking ticket received by you is unwarranted you may appeal fill out a Parking Ticket Appeal Form.