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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
Integrity
Professionalism

 

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.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 39TH DPS BASIC ACADEMY

 

DPS Media Contacts for each division.

Recent News:

July 23, 2014 DCI Arrests Former Co-Director of Landfill
   
July 21, 2014 Wapello County Sheriff's Office and DCI Investigating Death
   
July 14, 2014 Body of Missing Person Positively Identified
   
July 10, 2014 DCI, Mills County Sheriff's Office Asking for Public's Help
   
July 2, 2014 DCI Investigates Mitchellville Allegation
   
July 2, 2014 Iowa State Patrol Advises on Fourth of July Travel and Flooding
   
July 2, 2014 State Fire Marshal Division Helps Assess Flooding
   
June 27, 2014 Let's Stay Alive This 4th of July
   
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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

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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