The Williamsburg Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of

Assistant Chief/Investigator

The applicant must possess the following qualifications

  • Be a resident of Iowa County or be willing to relocate within 6 months of hiring
  • Be a certified Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Iowa
  • Pass pre-employment background check, psychological examination and physical
  • Have a minimum of 15 years of Law Enforcement experience or combination of work experience and education in law enforcement relates studies
  • Have 5 years of investigative experience including being successful lead investigator on a variety of felony cases
  • Possess necessary leadership abilities to act in the absence of the Chief of Police


Preferred addition qualifications include:

  • Serving in leadership role in current department
  • Completion of investigation and interview classes
  • Minimum of an associate degree in law enforcement related studies
  • Instructor certifications from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
  • Knowledgeable with Sleuth, Mach and Tracs software

Duties of this position will include:

  • Work under the Chief of Police on all assigned duties
  • Serving as lead investigator in all major cases and supervise patrol officers in investigating cases they are involved in
  • Tracking current cases in the court system and providing follow-up investigation and assistance to the County Attorney or Attorney General as needed
  • Working with Federal, State and other local agencies on criminal investigations
  • Uniform patrol and answering patrol calls as necessary
  • Oversee the evidence recording and storage system
  • Assume duties of the Chief of Police in the Chief’s absence
  • This position may be subject to being called in to work and working overtime with no prior notice

Applications will be taken until March 20, 2018. For more information contact Chief Ray Garringer at or 319-668-9277

For application visit or request one via email. Include current resume and letters of reference.

Williamsburg is an equal opportunity employer