The Britt Police Department ensures public safety through the dedication of five full-time and four part-time officers, including a firearms instructor. Members of the force – many with military backgrounds – maintain their law enforcement skills through regular training. The department employs a philosophy of community service, evidenced by the involvement of several staff on the city’s volunteer ambulance service and other local organizations. The department also has a K-9 unit supporting its citizen safety efforts.

  8 2nd St SE, Britt, IA 50423

Mark Anderson
Police Chief

Mark grew up in Kanawha, went to West Hancock and graduated in 2004. He joined the military and served as Military Police in the Army where he served in Washington DC as a Military Police Officer and security to state and foreign diplomats. Once Mark left the military he lived in Maryland until 2014 when he moved back home and joined the Clear Lake Fire Department serving as a volunteer firefighter and Part-Time EMS. Mark joined the Britt Police Department in September of 2017.
Tyler Harmon
Sergeant/K-9 Unit

Tyler grew up in Forest City, IA. Harmon graduated from Hawkeye Community College with a degree in Police Science in 2013. He was hired as a patrolman for the City of Britt in March of 2014 and completed his police training at the Police Academy in December of 2014. He became Britt’s first K-9 Handler in November 2019 and was promoted to Sergeant in February 2019.
Jordan Williams

Jordan grew up in Rockford, Iowa. He graduated from Rockford Senior High in 2012 and continued his education at Hawkeye Community College where he graduated with a degree in Police Science in 2014. After graduation, he moved to Waukee, IA and worked as a watch commander for a private security department in Des Moines, IA. Also, while in Des Moines, he worked grandstand security at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. He joined the Britt Police Department in November of 2018.
Lara Cram

Lara ranked second academically in her law enforcement graduating class and received the top physical fitness award. She helped start the Algona Cops for Kids program while employed with the Algona Police Reserves. In Eagle Grove, Lara was a sex assault investigator for three years and took extra training in domestic violence, public information, peer support, evidence management, drug interdiction, and interviewing. She joined the Britt Police Department in 2019.