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

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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
January 13, 2015
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

ADVISORY: DPS Training Exercise

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) would like to advise of a training exercise that will take place on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DPS investigators will be executing crime scene training exercises.

A make-shift crime scene will be set up on the property of the Iowa State Patrol Post 1 at the intersection of 2nd Avenue and I-80 in Des Moines. Members of the public and media are advised this is a training exercise.  If you see any activity or emergency vehicles in this area of 2nd Avenue and I-80, there is no need for public concern.

Any further questions about this training exercise, please contact Alex Murphy, DPS Investigative Operations, Commissioner’s Office, at (515) 443-3014.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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