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January 27, 2022

Washington, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being shared as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's assistance with this investigation.

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January 26, 2022

ROCKWELL CITY, IOWA - On January 25, 2022, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Rockwell City Police Department was called to Casey’s General Store in Rockwell City for a subject needing help.  It was discovered that a male subject was…

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January 24, 2022

Marshalltown, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being shared as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's assistance with this investigation.

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January 24, 2022

Council Bluffs, Iowa – The IOWA STATE PATROL is joining Omaha-Council Bluffs agencies and organizations to take a stand against speeding in the metro area. The Iowa and Nebraska departments of Transportation, the City of Omaha and more…

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January 21, 2022

DES MOINES, IOWA - The Iowa Department of Public Safety, Division of State Fire Marshal, is pleased to announce that the Fire Service Training Bureau has received full accreditation from the National Board on Fire Service Professional…

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January 17, 2022

Toledo, Tama County Iowa – The 2022 Tama County Grand Jury concluded the Wilfong Homicide Grand Jury Inquiry. After undertaking an investigation of the matter, the Grand Jury declined to return an indictment. On October 28, 2021, at…

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January 15, 2022

Woodbury County, Iowa - The suspect who was shot by a Woodbury County Sheriff’s Deputy On January 12, 2022 has been identified as 35 year old Michael Scott Meredith of Sergeant Bluff. The DCI continues their investigation and no further…

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January 12, 2022

Woodbury County, Iowa - Shortly before 6:00PM, two Woodbury County Deputies responded to the Woodford Mobile Home Park in Sergeant Bluff for report of a burglary in progress.  A witness directed the deputies to a white male subject who…

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January 11, 2022

Washington, Iowa - The Washington Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continue
their investigation into the shooting that occurred shortly after 8pm on Friday, January 7, 2022.

Kenneth R. James,…

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January 6, 2022        

ADAIR COUNTY -The officer involved in the shooting in Adair County on the evening of December 29, 2021 is Adair County Deputy Josh Armstrong.  Deputy Armstrong is a 2 ½ year veteran with the Adair County Sheriff’s Office.  A copy…

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December 30, 2021                        

ADAIR COUNTY - At approximately 8:30 PM on December 29, 2021, a Stuart Police Officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation.  The suspect failed to stop and a pursuit was initiated.  Several agencies…

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December 22, 2021

MASON CITY, Iowa -  The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was requested by the Iowa Falls Police Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred within the city limits of Iowa Falls.  The DCI has completed its…

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Two suspects have been arrested in the shooting of Kenneth James, 41, of Coralville. Both face charges of Class B Felonies of an Attempt to Commit Murder and Robbery First Degree. Get full details here:

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This Speeding Awareness week, join us and our partners in pledging to slow down and obey posted speed limits. Drivers of all ages are driving too fast and dying too soon. #DriveSpeedLimit

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WE'RE HIRING THRU FEB. 27 - Committed to serving and protecting your community? We're filling officer positions across Iowa. Learn our Trooper 1 & 2 positions, see our benefits and Basic Academy schedule, and apply now: #WeAreDPS #BelieveInOurBadge

Twitter Post: 2022-01-27T07:01:10

The fact that you’re alive is a miracle. Slow down. A speeding ticket is the last thing you want as your legacy. Learn more about the consequences of speeding at #DriveToStayAlive

ISP wants to strengthen the state's Move Over law for Troopers and law enforcement partners who are assisting other motorists. A key change would help identify a vehicle's driver at the time of the violation.

Twitter Post: 2022-01-26T07:01:19

Speeding endangers everyone on the road, including you. Don’t make a fast drive your last drive – join us in pledging to slow down and heed the posted speed limit for Speeding Awareness Week. #SpeedLimit

Twitter Post: 2022-01-25T06:02:29

There’s #noneedforspeed. Last year, over 35,000 lives were lost due to preventable crashes. When mere seconds are the difference between a hit or miss, every additional MPH matters. Learn more about the dangers of speeding at

Twitter Post: 2022-01-24T16:11:14

#WeAreDPS We’re building our team now and applications are open through Feb. 27. When you join the State of Iowa team, there are countless paths to grow your law enforcement career. Check us out:

Twitter Post: 2022-01-24T08:53:13

This Speeding Awareness Week, join us in pledging to slow down and pay attention to posted speed limits. That extra 10 mph on your way to work can nearly triple the chance of fatalities. #SlowDown #LifeIsShort