DCI Investigates Deaths At Anamosa State Penitentiary

Cord Overton
Department of Corrections

March 23, 2021

ANAMOSA, Iowa - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is an update being distributed on behalf of the Iowa Department of Corrections as a result of the Division of Criminal Investigation's assistance in this case.


Link to DOC press release


The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state. It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.