City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Staff Contacts and Address

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Ames Police Department
Ames City Hall
515 Clark Avenue
Ames, IA  50010
Fax 515-239-5429

Dispatch - Non-Emergency  515-239-5133

Police Administration  515-239-5130

Police Detectives / General Investigation  515-239-5132

Police Records  515-239-5135

Patrol Commander
  Geoff Huff, 515-239-5317,

Investigations Commander / Public Information Officer
Jason Tuttle, 515-239-5312,

Support Services Manager
Doug Houghton, 5150239-5311,

Safe Neighborhoods Team
Sgt. Elijah Hansen, 515-231-4661,

Community Resource Officer
  Officer Kurt Kruger, 515-239-5432,

LGBTQ Police Liaison
Sgt. Chris Crippen, 515-239-5133,

Arkovich, MikeSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Christian, AmberSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Congdon, JoelSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Crippen, ChrisSergeantPolice515-239-5133
Cychosz, CharlesChief of PolicePolice515-239-5130
Duncan, MattDetectivePolice515-239-5424
Grooters, DerekSergeantPolice515-239-5230
Hansen, ElijahSafe Neighborhoods Team SergeantPolice515-231-4661
Hippen, ColeDetectivePolice515-239-5315
Houghton, DougSupport Services ManagerPolice515-239-5311
Huff, GeoffCommanderPolice515-239-5317
Hyer, TammyRecords SupervisorPolice515-239-5422
Johnson, AdiDetectivePolice515-239-5314
Kruger, KurtCommunity Resource OfficerPolice515-239-5432
Marshall, BlakeSergeantPolice515-239-5133
McClure, SarahEmergency Communications SupervisorPolice515-239-5425
McPherson, BrookDetectivePolice515-239-5313
Owens, SuzyDetectivePolice515-239-5123
Ropp, HeathLieutenantPolice515-239-5133
Saxton, JulieMental Health AdvocatePolice515-239-5463