Public Safety

The Public Safety Building, which houses the Adel Police Department and Adel Volunteer Fire Department, is located at 102 S. 10th Street (at the corner of 10th & Main Streets). Adel has a full force of public safety to help keep the community secure and protected. Police, fire, and ambulance services are prepared to handle virtually any emergency.

Adel Police Department

Adel has a strong police force to help keep the crime rate one of the lowest in the state. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact our police chief at adelpolice@adeliowa.org

Adel Police Department
8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Public Safety Building
993-6723 (after hours 993-4567)
Emergencies dial 911

Jim McNeill Chief of Police
Gordy Shepherd Lieutenant
Kathy Walsh Administrative Assistant
Terry Wright Patrolman
Monte Keller Patrolman
Jeff Seiler Patrolman 
John Sparling Patrolman
Kelly Jo Petrie Patrolwoman
William Young Patrolman
Wade Book Patrolman

Police Chief Secretary

The Adel Police Department is seeking applicants for the full-time, non-union, non-exempt position of Police Chief Secretary. Please click here for more information and instructions on how to apply.

Adel Volunteer Fire Department

Adel is also home to its own fire department consisting of a group of volunteers. If you'd like information on how to become either a volunteer or an Adel fire fighter, please call 993-6723.

Adel Volunteer Fire Department
Tim Morlan, Fire Chief
Public Safety Building
993-6723 (after hours 993-4567) 
Emergencies dial 911
Website: http://adelfire.com

Dallas County Ambulance

Being the county seat, Adel is home to the Dallas County Ambulance, servicing the entire county of Dallas. If you have any questions you may call 993-4507.