Iowa Department of Public Safety Public Information Bureau

 

Administrative Rules

Awards and Recognitions

Crash Reports

Criminal History Records

Public Information & Media Relations

Regulatory Assistance

Road Conditions

Sex Offender Registry

Submit Compliments, Complaints

Weapons Permits

Electrical Licensing and Inspection


 


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:

October 30, 2014 Colorado Woman Sentenced to Federal Prison for Kidnapping
   
October 29, 2014 Shenandoah Man Arrested for 1st Degree Murder of Girlfriend
   
October 22, 2014 Iowa DCI Offers Cyber Security Awareness Resources
   
October 20, 2014 Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment
   
October 17, 2014 Chickasaw County Deputy Charged in Assault
   
October 16, 2014 National Teen Driver Safety Week: October 19-25, 2014
   
October 16, 2014 DPS Combats Bullying by Offering Resources
   
October 16, 2014 2014 Sullivan Brother's Award of Valor to be Presented
   
October 15, 2014 Second Update: DCI Investigating Johnson County Officer
Involved Shooting
   
October 15, 2014 UPDATE: DCI Investigating Johnson County Officer Involved
Shooting
   
October 15, 2014 Former State Employee Charged with Felonies
   
October 14, 2014 The Boone County Attorney's Office, Boone PD and Iowa DCI
Investigating case in Boone
   
October 14, 2014 DCI Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Johnson County
   
October 9, 2014 Iowa DCI Releases Surveillance Video, Asks for Public's Help
   
October 8, 2014 DCI to hold News Conference on Hot Lotto Lottery Ticket
   
October 6, 2014 SFM: Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives!
   
Click Here for a Complete Listing of DPS Press Releases
 
Click here to sign up for email notifications.

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

Policies | Contact Us | Site Map
Adobe Reader | Adobe Flash