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Iowa Department of Public Safety

 

Mission:

To serve the people of Iowa by providing public safety services with leadership, integrity and professionalism.

 

Guiding Principles, Core Values:

Courtesy
Service
Protection

 

Goals:

  • Reduce preventable injuries and deaths
  • Suppress criminal activity
  • Reduce/minimize costs of compliance with government requirements
  • Promote integrity and excellence in the workforce


Vision:

Iowa continues to be a safe and prosperous place.

 

DPS Media Contacts for each division.

Recent News:

July 2, 2015 Iowa State Patrol: Heightened Enforcement This Fourth of July
   
July 2, 2015 Drugged Driving A Growing Problem in Iowa
   
July 2, 2015 Trooper Marc Griggs Hits First-Ever Milestone
   
July 2, 2015 Reminder: Drugged Driving Press Conference
   
July 1, 2015 UPDATE: Marion County Homicide Investigation
   
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Items of Interest

Commissioner's Approval of Portable Breath Testing (PBT) Devices

   
Permits to Carry Weapons SF2379 -- View frequently asked questions
 
Ed Thomas Law View FAQ's, Find Forms, Read Legislation

Laws related to the notification of law enforcement prior to hospital discharge of a person with serious mental impairment.

 
State Phishing Statement Should you give out personal information via email?
 

National Overview of Fusion Centers

Click here to view the 3 minute video

 

     

 
Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street | Des Moines, Iowa 50319

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