Landlord Training Program

Program Overview
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.

Program Components
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
  • Rental Agreements
  • Ongoing managements
  • 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

Program Details
Cost: Free to Landlords with rental property in the City of Storm Lake

Class location: To be determined

Class Dates: To be determined

Class duration: Approximately 2 hours