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  DCI Special Agent in Charge Richard Rahn
September 17, 2019


Officers' Names Released in Burlington Officer-Involved Shooting

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation has conducted the interviews of the law enforcement officers involved in the September 11, 2019, shooting of Caleb Daniel Peterson.  Three officers have been identified as having discharged their weapons in the direction of Peterson.  Peterson sustained one gunshot wound.  Said wound was to the mid torso which resulted in his death.  The two officers and one deputy are:   

Burlington Police Officer Tyler Henning
Burlington Police Officer Nathan Crooks
Des Moines County Sergeant Kevin Glendening

All three are cooperating with the investigation.  Per office policy, the Des Moines County Attorney referred the review of the investigation to the Attorney General’s office.  The investigation continues and once completed, the findings will be submitted to the Iowa Attorney General’s Office for review.  No additional information will be released at this time.


Previous Related Press Release - 09/12/2019

Previous Related Press Release - 09/11/2019



The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state.  It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.

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