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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.

Iowa Officer Treated After Meth Vial Ruptures

March 3, 2011
Officer Shawna Ellis had recovered the vial during a search of James Cogdill during a shoplifting investigation, and had asked him several times what was in the vial.

Burglar Steals Des Moines Officer's Uniform, Gun And Badges

October 8, 2009
A burglar stole two uniforms from a Des Moines police officer's home on Wednesday, and fired the officer's Glock duty pistol in the home before stealing it as well, the Des Moines Register reports.

Des Moines Police to Use Holiday Gifts to Ensnare Thieves

November 27, 2008
Last year more than 1,300 thefts from Iowa vehicles were reported in November and December. Officials say they hope Operation Gift Wrap will deter thieves who plan to steal holiday cheer this year.

Shots Fired: Des Moines, Iowa 06/25/2005

May 1, 2006

During the last hour of his shift, soon-to-be-retired Lt. Roger Sanders of the Des Moines Police Department was headed back to the station when the call of a fight at Walnut and 8th went out.

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