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City Hall: 411 Lombard St. 563-452-3625

Public Safety

Clarence Police Department
PO Box 418
Clarence, Iowa 52216

POLICE EMERGENCY 911 Cedar County Law Enforcement Center 563-886-2121

Police Chief: Brian Meyer

"Our sworn duty is to protect and serve the citizens of this community.  We aim to do this in a professional and courteous manner.  Fair and consistent service and treatment to all are a must.  Our goal is for our citizens, families, children and businesses to feel a sense of security and safety in the community where we all live and work."

Clarence Volunteer Fire Department

411 Lombard St.
PO Box 422
Clarence, Iowa 52216


Fire Chief: Randy Burken

  • First Assistant: Dan Sander
  • Second Assistant: Kevin Wenndt
  • Treasurer: Phil Smith
  • Secretary: Dave Mears
  • Training Officers: Kasey Sander, Jeric Armstrong
  • Truck Foreman: Randy Butterbrodt

The Clarence Volunteer Fire Department has up to 25 active members who carry pagers. They have 5 trucks; 2 pumpers, a tanker, an equipment truck and a grass unit. Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month at the municipal building. The current ISO rating is 7. Our courageous volunteers include:

  1. Eric Armstrong
  2. Jeric Armstrong
  3. Randy Burken
  4. Robert Debner
  5. Jim Droll
  6. David Mears
  7. Jeffrey Meier
  8. Ross Osterkamp
  9. Dan Sander
  10. Kasey Sander
  11. Phil Smith
  12. Toby Thurston
  13. Kevin Wenndt
  14. Mike Wilhau
  15. Timm Wynkoop
  16. Randy Butterbrodt
  17. AJ Miller
  18. David Doscher

Iowa Firefighters Memorial


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Clarence Community Amublance Service

1202 Lombard St.
PO Box 367
Clarence, Iowa 52216

AMBULANCE EMERGENCY 911 Office  563-452-4440

Coordinator, Tina Wallace EMT-B Assistant Coordinator, Bob Rouse EMT-I

The Clarence Community Ambulance Service is the primary provider for medical and trauma services for the Cities of Clarence, Lowden, Stanwood and the surrounding rural areas.  The department is funded soley by the revenue generated by these calls. The department is staffed by 1 full time EMT-I and 11 volunteers made up of EMT-I's and EMT-B's and Drivers. The department was created in 1976 to provide the citzens in the area a reliable and quality service for emergency pre-hospital care.  The service then used a second-hand hearse for transporting patients.  Today we use state-of-the-art equipment and vehicles. The ambulance has had between140-193 responses a year in the past five years. Current crew members include:

  1. Ron Robinson, Driver
  2. Marcia Syring, Driver, Secretary/Treasurer for EMT group
  3. Greg Thompson EMT-B
  4. Tina Wallace EMT-B, Training Officer
  5. Mary Wynkoop EMT-I RN
  6. Annette Maschmann, EMT
  7. Robert Rouse, EMT-I
  8. Kathy Robinson, EMT-B


Future EMT keeping it clean.

Volunteer Board:  

  • President:  Ron Robinson
  • Vice President: Greg Thompson
  • Secretary/Treasurer:  Connie Gotschalk
  • Members:  Ron Robinson, Wanda Anderson, Don Hunwardsen, Mark Horman, & Bob Rouse.