Joe Ward, Chief

Name: Joe Ward

Position: Calmar/Ossian Police Chief

Total Years in Emergency Management: Serving since 2007

Specialties within job/position: I partner with the Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office with serving the communities of Calmar and Ossian through a 28E agreement. I handle and enforce municipal codes. I work cooperatively with the Sheriff’s Office responding to calls and investigations.

Off Duty Hobbies: I enjoy riding my motorcycle, spending time with family and friends, working around my home and weightlifting.

Voluntary Commitments/Organizations: I volunteer for various events around the community and I am a member of the Iowa Narcotics Officers Association.