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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:

May 27, 2015 Iowa DCI Investigates Taylor County Child Death
   
May 21, 2015 Extra Patrols, Seat Belt Usage Main Focus this Memorial Day
Holiday Weekend
   
May 19, 2015 UPDATE: Names Released in Chase, Shooting
   
May 19, 2015 Iowa DCI Investigating Chase, Shooting
   
May 18, 2015 DPS to hold Torch Run Kick-Off Ceremony for SOIA
   
May 15, 2015 Iowa DPS Unveils CART to Assist in Child Abduction Investigations
   
May 14, 2015 Iowa DCI Assists in Infant Death Investigation Arrest
   
May 12, 2015 Iowa DCI Investigating Calmar Bank Robbery
   
May 12, 2015 Click It or Ticket This Memorial Day Weekend
   
May 11, 2015 Crawford County Inmate Charged with Assault, Attempting to Flee
   
May 11, 2015 Governor, Lt. Governor to Recognize Missing Children's Day
Poster Contest Winners at Reception
   
May 11, 2015 2015 Iowa Speedway Season Traffic Information
   
May 11, 2015 Iowa DCI, U.S. Attorney's Office Investigate and Prosecute
Enticement & Exploitation Cases
   
May 8, 2015 Four Added to Iowa Peace Officer Memorial during Ceremony
   
May 5, 2015 2015 Winners of Commissioner's Award for Excellence
   
May 4, 2015 Four Fallen Officers to be added to Iowa POM
   
May 1, 2015 Iowa GTSB, Sioux City Launch First-in-Iowa Pedestrian Campaign
   
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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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