PERRY ACTIVE SHOOTER EVENT

Press Conference Scheduled for January 4, 2024 at 3:00 pm.

Mitch Mortvedt
Assistant Director – Division of Criminal Investigation

PERRY, Iowa – A joint press conference will be held at 3 p.m. in Perry to provide an update on the active shooter event that occurred on January 4, 2024. Members of the media are asked to stage at the intersection of 17th Street and Lucinda Street. 

ABOUT THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

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.