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Police Area Representative
Police Area Representative Unit
Police Area Representative DistrictThe Council Bluffs Police Department's Police Area Representative Unit has been in existence since September 14, 1998. The PAR unit consists of proactive, aggressive, and dedicated members of the Council Bluffs Police Department.

Our mission is to develop partnerships, solve problems, and improve the quality of life for our citizens, which enhances and promotes the department's overall goals.


  • Identify and solve problems that affect quality of life for all members of the community.
  • Create a climate of close cooperation between police and the members of this community.
  • Provide a system of communication that is effective and available to all citizens. 
  • Increase police service efficiency. 

Some Areas of Focus

  • Children in dirty homes
  • Drug activity
  • Gang activity
  • Graffiti
  • Hoarding
  • Frequent disturbances/noise affecting quality of life
  • Problems between neighbors or landlords/tenants
  • Trash or junk vehicles on private property
  • Unsecured abandoned structures
  • Unsafe or unsanitary structures
  • Homeless population

Agencies We Work With

  • Department of Human Services
  • Building Inspector
  • Health Department
  • Public Works
  • Council Bluffs Fire Department
  • Heartland Family Services
  • and other local service providers and law enforcement agencies

Area Officers

Sgt. D. Wissler
PAR Officer's Supervisor
Sgt. Dale M. Wissler
(712) 329-1856 

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PAR Officer - Area #1
Officer N. Powles 
(712) 329-1858

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PAR Officer - Area #2
Officer D. Schmitz
(712) 329-1859

PAR Officer - Area #3
Officer J. Poore
(712) 328-4983

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PAR Officer - Area #4
Officer J. Knotek
(712) 328-4961