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Sept. 14, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa State Patrol is leading Iowa’s statewide Traffic Fatality Reduction Task Force in an effort to reduce deaths on Iowa roadways. As part of that effort the Patrol will be conducting a special enforcement initiative…

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September 13, 2021

Winnebago County, Iowa – On September 11, 2021, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was requested by the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office to investigate an officer-involved shooting that had occurred at 164 Van Buren Street in…

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September 13, 2021

WEST POINT, Iowa – On September 5, 2021 at approximately 10:16 AM, law enforcement agencies (West Point Police Department (WPPD), Lee County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and the Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI)) were contacted by a…

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September 10, 2021

Des Moines, Iowa - The Officers/Deputies involved in the August 31st shooting have been interviewed by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI). All Officers/Deputies have cooperated with the investigation and willingly…

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September 7, 2021

Ames, Iowa - 36-year old Aaron Koester has been arrested following an investigation by the Albia Police Department and the Division of Criminal Investigation. Koester of Indianapolis, Indiana, was arrested by Indiana authorities on…

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September 6, 2021

Ames, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being shared on behalf of the Hampton Police Department as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's assistance with a homicide…

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September 3, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa – Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and we celebrate with barbecues and road trips. But be aware as you hit the highways, the Labor Day holiday weekend is one of the deadliest times of the year in terms of drunk-…

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September 1, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa – The individual shot by law enforcement during the late evening hours of August 31st has been identified as: 
Jeremy Michael Berg, (45 yrs old) of Elkport, Iowa.  

An autopsy has been scheduled with the…

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September 1, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa – On August 31, 2021, the Jones County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the residence located at 23966 42nd Street Martelle, rural Jones County Iowa.  Upon arrival, deputies observed a large structure fire and…

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August 27, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa – A 12-state human trafficking operation coordinated by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office and the Missouri State Highway Patrol led to 102 arrests and identified 47 victims. Operation United Front involved…

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August 24, 2021

Ames, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being shared on behalf of the Ames Police Department as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's assistance with a homicide investigation…

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August 23, 2021

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - The 4th Judicial District Correctional Officer who was involved in a shooting with parole violators Brandon Hines and Kelsey Hanna in Council Bluffs on Friday, August 20, 2021, is identified as Officer Mike Brown.…

Twitter Post: 2021-09-14T07:02:21

Seat belts are the best defense against impaired, aggressive, or distracted drivers. Being buckled up during a crash helps keep you safe and secure inside your vehicle; being completely ejected from a vehicle is almost always deadly. The power is in your hands. #BuckleUp https://t.co/IPFl8xBtqh

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Twitter Post: 2021-09-14T07:02:20

Welcome to Recruit Quentin Hutchinson who joined the DPS family at the kickoff of the 45th DPS Academy. Recruit Hutchinson will be earning a salary and benefits, and training for 20 weeks to prepare for an assignment with the Iowa State Patrol in early 2022. Congratulations! https://t.co/GYrx1nQmwz

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Twitter Post: 2021-09-12T10:04:25

Welcome to Recruit Tylor Fairbanks who joined the DPS family at the kickoff of the 45th DPS Academy. Recruit Fairbanks will be earning a salary and benefits, and training for 20 weeks to prepare for an assignment with the Iowa State Patrol in early 2022. Congratulations! https://t.co/87o2w6wwYo

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Twitter Post: 2021-09-12T07:01:30

Did you know distracted driving claimed 2,841 lives in 2018 alone. Among those killed: 1,730 drivers, 605 passengers, 400 pedestrians and 77 bicyclists. The power to reduce fatalities is in your hands. #PowerInYourHands #BuckleUp #PhoneDown https://t.co/FkUPQ0DDHo

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Twitter Post: 2021-09-11T08:17:47

Looking for a purposeful workout this weekend? Here's the 9/11 Tribute our DPS Academy recruits completed in honor of those who perished 20 years ago. Continued prayers for the families and friends of the fallen. We never forget. #DPSLiftsYouUp https://t.co/mQug3upfCL

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Twitter Post: 2021-09-11T07:01:51

Welcome to Recruit Taylor Fairbanks who joined the DPS family at the kickoff of the 45th DPS Academy. Recruit Fairbanks will be earning a salary and benefits, and training for 20 weeks to prepare for an assignment with the Iowa State Patrol in early 2022. Congratulations! https://t.co/lzKV5mo81Z

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Twitter Post: 2021-09-10T07:02:15

It’s not a lot to ask. By simply following a few common-sense rules of the road, we’ll all be more likely to make it home at the end of the day
*Buckle up
*Slow Down
*Focus on the road
*Drive sober https://t.co/DflWKyWWEH

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Still time to apply for Trooper 1 &2, Special Agent 2 and Fire Inspector positions and the Prior Certified Academy thru FRIDAY, SEPT. 10. We have great communities, low cost of living, low crime, and a Governor who supports law enforcement. APPLY TODAY: https://t.co/MZ5fpbi9I3 https://t.co/WG5UsBdFqn

Twitter Post: 2021-09-08T07:01:50

According to the National Highway Safety Administration, speeding has consistently been a factor in approximately one-third of all roadway fatalities for nearly 20 years. The faster you’re going, the harder it is to control your vehicle. You have the power to slow down. https://t.co/C6nevwCg0e

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