Child Safety

Amber Alert Plan for Iowa

Bicycle Safety

Klass Kids Foundation - Info on Megan's Law, child safety and more

National Association of School Resource Officers


National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Iowa Sex Offender Registry

National Sex Offender Registry

Community Policing and Crime Prevention Links

COPS Office - U.S. Dept of Justice

CPTED and Community Policing - National Institute of Justice Report

National Crime Prevention Council - McGruff the Crime Dog

National Night Out

Upper Midwest Community Policing Institute

Emergency Management and Homeland Security Links

Cerro Gordo County Emergency Management Agency

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Iowa Homeland Security & Emergency Management Page

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Government Homepages

Cerro Gordo County Homepage

State of Iowa Homepage

Law Links

Iowa Courts Online Search

Iowa Law

Mason City Ordinances

U.S. Code

Public Safety Agencies


Cerro Gordo County Sheriff's Office


Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)

Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services

Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Federal Bureau of Investigation

  Secret Service

Transportation Security Administration (TSA)


U.S. Dept of Justice

U.S. Marshal Service

-State of Iowa

Dept. of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Bureau - Hunting, Trapping, Fishing Regulations

Dept. of Natural Resources Environmental Protection & Compliance - North Central Iowa Field Office


Iowa Department of Public Safety Home Page


Iowa Department of Transportation Home Page
DOT Office of Vehicle Services - Vehicle Registration Info

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI)

Iowa Division of Fire Marshal

Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement (DNE)

Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA)

Iowa State Patrol

Public Safety Links

American Heart Association CPR Info

American Heart Association Defibrillation Info
Crime Stoppers of North Central Iowa - Rewards Available for Crime Tips

From Military to Public Service - Veteran's Guide

Identity Theft Protection (Federal Trade Commission Website)

International Association of Chiefs of Police

Iowa Peace Officers Association (Formerly Iowa Association of Chiefs of Police and Peace Officers)

Iowa Police Chiefs Association (formerly IPEF)

Iowa State Police Association

National Criminal Justice Reference Service - Numerous Criminal Justice Topics

National Emergency Number Association (NENA) - 911 Info – Links for Law Enforcement

Sex Offender Registry - Iowa

Sex Offender Registry - National

Violence Against Women Page - U.S. Dept. of Justice

Public Safety Links for Young People

U.S. Government Crime Fighting Pages for Kids

Substance Abuse

Addiction Resource

Illegal Street Drug Index - Includes photos of what illegal drugs look like (DEA)

Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Weather & Road Info

Iowa Road Conditions (from DOT site)

Storm Prediction Center - Weather Watches and Warnings

Another Weather Radar for Iowa