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Accused Iowa Ambusher Charged with Murder, Hauled Off in Slain Officers' Cuffs

November 3, 2016
Police charged Scott Michael Greene with two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of two Des Moines-area officers Thursday — then took him to jail in the handcuffs belonging to the officers Greene is accused of killing.

Iowans Perform Acts of Kindness for Officers After Deadly Ambushes

November 3, 2016
Des Moines, IA-area citizens are showing their support for law enforcement one day after the ambush murders of Urbandale Officer Justin Martin and Des Moines Sergeant Anthony Beminio.

Fallen Iowa Officers Were Ambushed by Man Firing Rifle

November 2, 2016
Chief Ross McCarty of the Urbandale PD told the press conference that Officer Martin was attacked while stopped at an intersection. More than 15 shots from a .223 rifle were fired into the car.

Iowa Officer Ambush Suspect in Custody

November 2, 2016
The man named as a suspect in the ambush murders of an Urbandale police officer and a Des Moines police officer is now in custody.

Suspect in Iowa Officer Ambushes Reportedly Had Confrontation with Police 2 Weeks Ago Over Confederate Flag

November 2, 2016
Greene has a lengthy criminal record including arrests for assault and more recently had a run-in with Urbandale police at a local high school football game.

Suspect Identified in Ambush Killings of 2 Iowa Officers

November 2, 2016
A suspect in the murders of two Des Moines, IA-area police officers early Wednesday morning has been identified. The shootings are being called “ambush-style” attacks and police say there is a “clear and present danger to police officers right now.”

Video: 2 Iowa Officers Ambushed and Killed in Separate Attacks, Suspect At Large

November 2, 2016
Two Des Moines, IA-area police officers were shot and killed in separate apparent "ambush style" attacks early Wednesday morning.

2 Iowa Officers Ambushed and Killed in Separate Attacks, Suspect At Large

November 2, 2016
Two Des Moines, IA-area police officers were shot and killed in separate apparent "ambush style" attacks early Wednesday morning. More Here.

Iowa Officers Killed by Wrong-way Driver Identified

March 28, 2016
Des Moines, IA, Officers Susan Farrell, 30, and Carlos Puente-Morales, 34, were returning a prisoner from Council Bluffs when a vehicle struck them head on.

2 Iowa Officers Killed by Wrong-Way Driver on I-80

March 26, 2016
Two Des Moines Police officers were killed in the line of duty early Saturday morning while transporting a prisoner when their vehicle was struck head-on by a wrong-way driver. The prisoner and the driver of the second vehicle involved were also killed.

Des Moines PD Changes Chase Policy

December 16, 2013
A revamped Des Moines Police Department chase policy now details specific criteria for terminating a pursuit and allows only marked police vehicles to participate in chases.

Video: Iowa Home Invasion Suspect Cut in Half by Train

December 12, 2013
"Whatever he was trying to do, he wasn't successful in doing that," said Sgt. Jason Halifax of the Des Moines PD. "He slipped, or didn't make the jump, or didn't clear the jump and landed on the tracks where the train ran him over."

Iowa Home Invasion Suspect Cut in Half by Train

December 12, 2013
Lopez Christian Webster, 32, of Des Moines allegedly stabbed a man who lives just two blocks away from the East Grand Ave railroad crossing. Des Moines police say Webster then took off down the train tracks, making it to the crossing before he tried to jump between two moving train cars. Webster fell during the attempt. Read Full Story Here.

Former Iowa Cop Allegedly Had Meth In Squad

June 7, 2012
Former Des Moines (Iowa) Police Department officer Brandon Singleton will go to trial in August for allegedly having methamphetamine and marijuana in his squad car.

Iowa Department Purchases Ford Police Interceptors

April 17, 2012
Officers with the Des Moines (Iowa) Police Department will drive Ford's 2013 Police Interceptor sedan and utility as their new patrol car, following that City Council's approval of the new cars.

Man Gets 7 Years for Running Down Iowa Cop

April 5, 2012
Keith Terry, a communications tower worker whose life plummeted after a drunken trip to the Iowa State Fair last year, will spend up to seven years in prison for drunkenly running down a Des Moines police officer.

Iowa Man Assaults Officer With Toy Monkey

January 9, 2012
A Des Moines (Iowa) Police officer was struck in the face with a stuffed monkey while questioning a 24-year-old suspect who had caused a disturbance in a convenience store late Saturday.

Video: Iowa Videographer Guilty of Interfering with Cops

November 29, 2011
A video chronicler of protest activities has been found guilty by a jury of interfering with Des Moines (Iowa) Police officers during an investigation. The incident was captured on video.

Iowa Videographer Interferes with Cops

November 29, 2011
A video chronicler of protest activities has been found guilty of interfering with Des Moines (Iowa) Police officers during an investigation.

Iowa Man Grabbed Sidearm, Stun Gun In Struggle with Two Cops

September 22, 2011
Two Des Moines (Iowa) Police officers eventually arrested a man who initiated a struggle with them, after the man attempted to grab one officer's gun and the other officer's TASER.
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