Welcome to Webster City
Webster City is a beautiful city located along the Boone River in North Central Iowa. Webster City is the county seat of Hamilton County.
Located 10 miles from I-35, Webster City offers many aspects of small town life with the conveniences of larger towns. Webster City offers many quality parks, a city campground, a bicycle & walking trail, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, many fine churches, the Kendall Young Library, as well as a High School and Middle School, two public elementary schools and a parochial elementary school, and the Iowa Central Community College Campus.
City of Webster City Announces New Police Chief
Sergeant Shiloh Mork has been appointed to the position of Chief of Police. Chief Mork has replaced Chief Brian Hughes who resigned earlier this year. Chief Mork will officially assume his duties on September 2.
Chief Mork is a second generation police officer beginning his career as a patrolman with the Charles City, Iowa Police Department in 1999. In 2000 he started with the Webster City Police Department as a Patrolman. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2002 and has held the positions of Patrol Sergeant and Investigator Sergeant.
Mork has had various assignments throughout his career. He has served as a Neighborhood Watch Liaison, Reserve Officer Liaison, Field Training Officer Supervisor, Investigator, Fleet Manager, and Watch Commander. He has been an Adjunct Instructor for Iowa Central Community College for ten years instructing all aspects of law enforcement.
Mork earned his Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice in 1995, and his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology with honors in 1997. He has attended various police-related managerial training including the International Association of Chiefs of Police Leading by Legacy, and Northwestern University’s Center for Public Safety School of Supervision of Police Personnel.
Mork is expected to begin his new position immediately. “I am honored to serve as the Chief of Police for the City of Webster City,” said Mork. “I look forward to strengthening the bond between the citizens and the police, and leading the men and women of the Webster City Police Department towards this department becoming a premier law enforcement agency.”
Shiloh Mork is married to Corrine; and they have four children, Andrew, Nathan, Elizabeth, and Katherine
The City of Webster City is currently accepting applications to fill an unexpired term on the Civil Service commission.
This application process is in an effort to ensure diversity and representation of our community. Applicants must be current residents of Webster City. This position is voluntary and applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, 2014.
Applications are available at City Hall, 400 Second Street. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 832-9141 or City Manager’s Office at
832-9151 for more information.