Update: Missing Denison Girl Found Safe
June 26, 2021
DENISON, Iowa - Six-year-old Mackenzie Godden was found safe at approximately 4:00 p.m. today. The Division of Criminal Investigation is continuing to look into the circumstances surrounding her absence. The DCI and all participating law enforcement agencies would like to thank the community and volunteers for their assistance and support during the search for Mackenzie.
No additional details will be available at this time.
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.