D.A.R.E. is an acronym standing for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. Learn more about the program and its goals.
The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office started the K-9 program in 1994. K-9 units are trained in tracking and narcotics detection. They begin with 5 weeks of training with the handlers and then yearly training to maintain proficiency.
The Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Division is a 24 hour 7 day a week operation.
Our investigators go through a minimum of 120 hours of specialized training from a forensics standpoint using clues and evidence left on the roadway during the course of the accident.
We assist the Iowa DNR and Law enforcement agencies from Illinois and Wisconsin with patrolling the Mississippi River.