Address: 701 Main Street, Jewell, IA 50130
In 1990, the cities of Ellsorth and Jewell entered in a joint law enforcement agreement. In 1997, the city of Stanhope, Iowa,
also entered into the agreement. The EJS Police Department was then created and has been in existence since that time.
Phone: (515) 827-5477
Fax: (515) 827-5425
Chief of Police: Steve
EJS (Ellsworth, Jewell, Stanhope) Police Department
The police department currently has two officers:
- Chief Steve Butler who has been with the EJS Department since 1996. Prior to
becoming Chief of Police, he was employed by the Tama Police Department for 14 years.
- Officer Robert Vokoun is a part time officer
Both Chief Butler is a certified EMT-'s and work closely with all three ambulance services that cover the cities of Ellsworth,
Jewell, and Stanhope.
The department offers the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program to the South Hamilton Community
School and the department also actively participates in SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) as part of a community policing
The department is always looking for ways to improve interactions within the communities and are always willing to talk
to any community group.
Feel free to contact either Chief Butler for any of your policing needs: (515) 827-5477.