Ames, IA Police

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Ames, Iowa Jail and Mugshot Information

Ames is a city in Story County, Iowa. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.27 square miles (62.86 sq. km). The City of Ames had a population of approximately 58,965 in the year 2010.

The mayor of Ames, Iowa is John Haila. John Haila can be contacted at 515-292-9428 and by email at

John Haila, Mayor
Ames City Mayor’s Office
City of Ames
515 Clark Avenue,
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-292-9428
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Ames City Mayor

Violent crime rate in 2017 in Ames: 130.4; U.S. Average: 214.8
Violent crime rate in 2016 in Ames: 112.3; U.S. Average: 216.3

Facts about crime in Ames, Iowa:

  • The overall crime rate in Ames is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.16 daily crimes that occur in Ames.
  • Ames is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ames you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ames has increased by 9%.

Ames, Iowa Police Station Information

Ames Police Department

The Ames Police Department has 49 full-time police officers serving a population of approximately 50731 people.

Charles Cychosz, Chief of Police
Ames Police Department
515 Clark Ave
Ames, Iowa 50010-6135
Phone: 515-239-5130
Fax: 515-239-5429

Ames Police Dept

Story County Sheriff’s Office

The Story County Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for the public safety of the City of Ames, Iowa.

Paul Fitzgerald, Sheriff
Story County Sheriff’s Office
1315 South B Ave.
Nevada, Iowa 50201
Phone: (515) 382-7458

Story County Sheriff
Story Sheriff Facebook

Story County Jail Information

The Story County Jail is a 104 bed facility. The physical location of the jail is:

Story County Jail
1315 South B Avenue
Nevada, IA 50201
Phone: (515) 382-7464

Visitations Hours at Story County Jail:

  • Sunday 1:30 pm through 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday 7:00 pm through 9:00 pm
  • Thursday 1:30 pm through 4:30 pm
Story Jail Visitations
Story County Jail

Police Records Request in Ames, Iowa

Police records can be obtained from the Records Division/Department of the Ames Police Department during normal business hours. Requests may be made completing the fillable/printable Police Records Request form which can be mailed, faxed or delivered in–person.

The location and reports request contact information is as follows:

Ames Police Department – Records Division
515 Clark Ave
Ames, Iowa 50010-6135
Phone: 515-239-5135
Fax: 515-239-5429
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Police Records Request, Ames Police Department:

Ames Police Records

Public records can be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office. Requests for public records can be made by completing and submitting the City’s Public Records Request Form. The completed application shall be hand delivered, mailed, or sent via fax to the City Clerk’s office during regular office hours, except during legal holidays.

The location and records request contact information is as follows:

Diane Voss, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Ames
City Hall
515 Clark Avenue,
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-239-5105
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday

Ames City Clerk

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