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Spring Citizens Police Academy starts Mar. 26; enrolling now

Spring Citizens Police Academy starts Mar. 26; enrolling now

ENROLLING NOW! SPRING CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY March 26 – May 28, 2019 6:30pm to 9:00 pm Come join us for an interactive behind the scenes look into police work. This 10-week informational series designed... [Read more]

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Saturday at McDonald’s

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Saturday at McDonald’s

The Des Moines Police Department will be hosting ‘Coffee with a Cop’ this Saturday, Mar. 9, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. at McDonald’s. McDonald’s is located at 22644 Pacific Highway... [Read more]

PHOTO: Recognize this thief? He robbed a Des Moines convenience store Friday

PHOTO: Recognize this thief? He robbed a Des Moines convenience store Friday

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking help identifying this thief, who robbed a convenience store Friday morning, Mar. 1 at S. 240th Street and Pacific Highway South (map below). “Let’s... [Read more]

VIDEO: North Hill package theft suspect caught by Des Moines Police

VIDEO: North Hill package theft suspect caught by Des Moines Police

From the Des Moines Police Department: Package theft happens in a blink of an eye. Watch this video as it captures a package theft on the North Hill of Des Moines on Monday night, Feb. 25: Residents called... [Read more]

An update on Des Moines Police’s new K9 ‘Dez’

An update on Des Moines Police’s new K9 ‘Dez’

An update from the Des Moines Police Department on its new K9 ‘Dez’: Des Moines Police K9 ‘Dez’ is in his third week of training in an accelerated course which consists of Dez,... [Read more]

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]