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Diligent Des Moines Police Officers use fingerprint system to catch local burglar

Diligent Des Moines Police Officers use fingerprint system to catch local burglar

A team effort of Des Moines Patrol Officers and Detectives lead to quick identification and arrest of burglary suspect on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Due diligence by Des Moines Police Officers who lifted... [Read more]

SCAM ALERT: Des Moines Police warning of two scams making the rounds

SCAM ALERT: Des Moines Police warning of two scams making the rounds

The Des Moines Police Department is warning residents of two scams that are currently making the rounds: First, the “I have your child” scam where callers extort money for release of a child... [Read more]

Des Moines Police gets new substation on Pacific Highway

Des Moines Police gets new substation on Pacific Highway

The Des Moines City Council on Thursday (Jan. 24) approved a lease agreement with the owner of the Redondo Square Shopping Center for a 1,400 square foot storefront police substation. The Council was... [Read more]

Happy puppy ‘Dez’ is the newest Des Moines Police Officer

Happy puppy ‘Dez’ is the newest Des Moines Police Officer

By Jack Mayne He is still a puppy but he is the newest addition to the Des Moines Police Department, a young dog named ‘Dez,’ who was introduced to the Des Moines City Council at the Thursday... [Read more]

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

VIDEO: Task force created to investigate 11 shootings along SR 509 since June

On Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, 2019, a press conference was held at Burien Police Precinct #4, where a task force was announced to investigate a pattern of unsolved shootings – 11 so far – on and... [Read more]

Des Moines Police unsuccessfully search for burglary suspect Monday afternoon

Des Moines Police unsuccessfully search for burglary suspect Monday afternoon

On Monday, Dec. 3 at around 2:30 p.m., Des Moines Police Officers responded to a residential burglary in the 23900 block of 20th Ave South near Highline College (map below). Police said that the homeowner... [Read more]

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help finding drive-by shooting suspect

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help finding drive-by shooting suspect

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the public’s help finding a suspect wanted in connection with the drive-by shooting of a 13-year old boy on Nov. 26 on Pacific Highway South. The teen... [Read more]

6th annual Des Moines Police Department Toy Drive will benefit HCSATS

6th annual Des Moines Police Department Toy Drive will benefit HCSATS

The Des Moines Police Department, in partnership with the Des Moines Police Foundation, is sponsoring its 6th annual Toy Drive to benefit the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault & Traumatic Stress... [Read more]

Des Moines Police offering FREE training on active shooter situations Jan. 23

Des Moines Police offering FREE training on active shooter situations Jan. 23

The Des Moines Police Department will be offering FREE training on how to respond during an active shooter situation on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at the Des Moines Activity Center. These... [Read more]

Bomb threat results in major police response at Des Moines Post Office

Bomb threat results in major police response at Des Moines Post Office

A bomb threat resulted in a major, multi-agency response to the Des Moines Post Office on Saturday, Nov. 24. Des Moines Police, Port of Seattle Police K-9 & Bomb Squad and Postal Inspector teams responded... [Read more]

Des Moines Police investigating possible shooting in Redondo area Saturday night

Des Moines Police investigating possible shooting in Redondo area Saturday night

Des Moines Police are investigating a possible shooting in the Redondo area Saturday night, Nov. 17. Police say a victim was shot in the chest and taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. “We... [Read more]

Renton man arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Redondo Square

Renton man arrested in connection with fatal shooting at Redondo Square

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Des Moines Police announced that they have arrested a 22-year old Renton man in connection with the fatal shooting of a 31-year old man at the Redondo Square shopping complex on Oct.... [Read more]

Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

Police seeking help finding suspect wanted for Sunday’s fatal shooting

On Sunday, Oct. 28 at about 9:14 p.m., the Des Moines Police Department received a 911 call from a citizen at the shopping complex located at 27061 Pacific Highway South, who had found a dead body. The... [Read more]

Des Moines Police holding ‘Neighborhood Conversation’ this Wednesday, Oct. 24

Des Moines Police holding ‘Neighborhood Conversation’ this Wednesday, Oct. 24

The Des Moines Police Department will be holding a ‘Neighborhood Conversation’ this Wednesday, Oct. 24, with a focus on the Pacific Ridge Neighborhood. This free, open event will be held from... [Read more]

City Council hears why Des Moines Police let suspect go

City Council hears why Des Moines Police let suspect go

By Jack Mayne The unusual event of police letting a “red handed” thief go without arrest was explained by the police chief, and the Des Moines City Council continued preparations for the 2019 budget... [Read more]

Police respond to drive-by shooting in Des Moines Thursday morning

Police respond to drive-by shooting in Des Moines Thursday morning

Thursday morning, Oct. 11, at 06:14 a.m. Des Moines Police responded to a drive-by shooting in the 2800 block of South 218th Street (map below). Witnesses reported that five minutes prior, a vehicle pulled... [Read more]