Meet the Chief

Chief Joe Leibold

Appointed November 21, 2022


  • Chief Credentials
    • Read his Bio here.
    • Came to the Waterloo Police Department in 1990.
    • Served in the following departments within the Waterloo Police Department:
      • Patrol
      • Investigations
      • Tactical Unit
      • Crime Lab
      • Internal Affairs Office
      • Training Unit for Firearms
      • Field Training Officer and Weapons Armorer
    • Graduate of Hawkeye Community College, FBI National Academy & FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Program 
    • Is the Safety Committee Chair for the Boys and Girls Club of the Cedar Valley
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