The Storm Lake Police Department provides free of charge a Landlord Educational Program for property owners in Storm Lake. This program is designed to facilitate communication with landlords and build foundations to create safe living environments and a safe community.
2011 is the first year for the program. The Police Department is currently taking signups for the 2011 program. If you are a landlord with rental property in Storm Lake you can contact the Storm Lake Public Safety Office at 712-732-8010 to indicate your interest in attending the program. Signups are requested by March 14, 2011.
Key components of the program include the following topics:
Best Practices from a Law Enforcement perspective
Overview of City regulations
Overview of programs that have been used and have proven success
Impact of property maintenance
Applicant screening of perspective applicants
Signs of dishonest applicants
Partnering with neighbors to limit and eliminate illegal activity
Crime prevention through environmental design
Signs of illegal activity
Crisis resolution and eviction
Working with Police
Cost: Free to Landlords with rental property in the City of Storm Lake