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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.

 

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Recent News:

September 18, 2014 North Central Correctional Facility Investigation
   
September 16, 2014 More Information Released in Oelwein Case
   
September 16, 2014 Traffic Advisory for VP Biden Visit
   
September 12, 2014 Updated Information: Oelwein Man Taken Into Custody
   
September 12, 2014 No Charges to be Filed in Fort Madison Officer Involved Shooting
   
September 12, 2014 Oelwein Man Taken Into Custody
   
September 11, 2014 DCI, Oelwein Police Seeking Public's Help in Search for Man
   
September 10, 2014 Iowa State Patrol Reminds Football Fans to Be Safe This
Weekend
   
September 8, 2014 Missing Waukon Boy Located
   
September 8, 2014 DCI, ISP, Allamakee Sheriff's Office Searching for Missing Child
   
September 5, 2014 Twelve Charged in Prostitution Sting
   
September 3, 2014 Hampton Incident
   
August 29, 2014 Former School Employee Arrested and Charged
   
August 28, 2014 Iowa State Patrol Offers Football Traffic Tips
   
August 28, 2014 Iowa State Patrol Reminds Motorists to Travel Cautiously Over the
Labor Day Weekend
   
August 27, 2014 GTSB Partners with Multiple Agencies to Enforce “Drive Sober or
Get Pulled Over” Campaign
   
August 26, 2014 More Details Released in Fayette County Reserve Deputy
Shooting
   
August 24, 2014 Clive Suspicious Death Investigation
   
August 21, 2014 Heightened Enforcement over the Labor Day Holiday
   
August 19, 2014 2014 Farm Progress Show Traffic Information
   
August 15, 2014 Iowa State Representative Charged with Felony
   
August 8, 2014 2014 Governor's Lifesaving Awards to be Presented
   
August 7, 2014 Visit the Iowa Department of Public Safety at the Iowa State Fair
   
August 6, 2014 Additional Information Released in Fort Madison Officer Involved
Shooting
   
August 3, 2014 Update with picture: DCI Investigating Fort Madison Officer
Involved Shooting
   
August 3, 2014 DCI Investigating Fort Madison Officer Involved Shooting
   
August 2, 2014 Page County Inmate Death
   
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Items of Interest

Commissioner's Approval of Ignition Interlock 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

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

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