Clive Police Department

The 28 Certified Police Officers and four civilian employees of the Clive Police Department serve the City through excellent community policing, fair and timely investigations, regular patrols of Clive neighborhoods, and multiple public education and partnership programs.  Crime prevention and community safety require good collaboration among police, residents, and businesses.  Please review the information below about how the Clive Police Department does its work, and ways we can help keep your family, neighborhood, and businesses safe.

The Clive Police Department is a Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies accredited department.  CALEA accreditation requires accurate data gathering and sharing, and continuous organizational improvement.  The Clive Police Department is independently reviewed annually by CALEA.  Visit for more information.

          Department Values:  
                    Committed - Striving for accountability, effectiveness, and equality.
                    Professional - Taking pride in our actions, duties, development, and appearance.  
                    Determined - A team that is resolute and purposeful in action.

Clive Police Chief Mike Venema

“Our mission is to work in partnership with the community to provide public safety, to promote community service and to enhance quality of life while maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity.”