The Iowa State Police Association

Welcome to the ISPA Website

Our mission is to promote professionalism in Iowa Law Enforcement through communication, education and legislation with the purpose of enhancing the lives of our members. To encourage and build camaraderie between all members of the law enforcement community.This association was founded in 1932 under the name Iowa State Policemen's Association. The Iowa State Police Association was formed with the intent to benefit all of its members statewide. In 1990 the name of the Association was changed to Iowa State Police Association to reflect the influx of women into the ranks of Iowa's Finest.

Conference 2015

83rd Annual ISPA Conference
October 12th – 14th 2015
Best Western Regency Inn
Marshalltown, Iowa

President's Message
ISPA Sponsor Profile

As President of the Iowa State Police Association, I would like to welcome you to our website. Our association prides itself in providing the highest level of representation to our membership and encourage you to take advantage of all the various services our site offers. Thank you for visiting the website and I encourage you to check back often for news and current events.

Zah Lewis- President




California Casualty 

California Casualty is proud to be a Premier Sponsor of the Iowa State Police Association. Celebrating its 100th year Anniversary since its founding in 1914, California Casualty’s coverage offers exclusive law enforcement features not available with other big name companies. 

To learn more about California Casualty, please visit  or call (888)-291-4038

Become a Member
Peace Officer Memorial
Calendar of Events

Any full time peace officer from a municipal police department, Iowa Department of Public Safety, or Iowa DOT Enforcement Division is eligible for membership in the ISPA. An annual fee of $30 for active members and $20 for retired members is all that is needed to become a part of Iowa's largest association of law enforcement professionals.

Iowa Peace Officer Memorial

The Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony is Friday, May 8, 2015 at 10:00 am.  Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds are scheduled to attend. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the State Capitol Rotunda.

The ceremony honoring Iowa peace officers who have died in the line of duty is held each year at the Iowa Peace Officer Memorial Monument. Over the summer of 2012, the Monument was moved to its new location next to the Oran Pape State Office Building on the State Capitol Complex. 

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Iowa C.O.P.S.
YTB Travel
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“United for Iowa’s Fallen”


“United for Iowa’s Fallen” is a challenge to your unit or department to make an annual contribution to Iowa Concerns of Police Survivors. By contributing you are ensuring the memory of those killed in the line of duty are never forgotten and their survivors are supported.


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Visit the YTB Travel site to book all your Summer and Fall vacations. Members and guests can book flights, cruises, hotels, rental cars and  tickets to sporting events. A portion of each sale goes directly to the ISPA to support our programs!!

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