Iowa Peace Officers


Augustin "Gus" Farmer
Waterloo Police Department

President Iowa Peace Officers Association

Sgt. Gus Farmer has been employed with the Waterloo Police Department since February 2003. During that time, he has been assigned to the Patrol Division, K9 Unit, Citizen's Response Unit, Traffic Unit, Mounted Patrol Unit, Bike Patrol Unit and is currently a supervisor that is assigned to Watch III Patrol. Gus was promoted to Sgt. in 2009, and is currently the Trainer/Supervisor of the K9 Unit, as well as the Supervisor of the Traffic Unit.  During his time away from work, Sgt. Farmer enjoys auto racing and most outdoor sports.


Sgt. Farmer was appointed to serve as President of the IPOA at the 2015 Annual Conference.


Sgt. Farmer is supported by his local association, the Waterloo Police Protective Association, and is the 1st Vice President of the WPPA. Gus is proud to have the opportunity to serve as a President of the Iowa Peace Officers Association. In doing so, feel free to contact Officer Farmer by email at