Tagged with 'Police'

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ (and US Marshal!) this Wednesday, June 19

Have ‘Coffee with a Cop’ (and US Marshal!) this Wednesday, June 19

Join the Des Moines Police Department as they welcome a real U.S. Marshal to their next Coffee with a Cop: The Western District of WA, US Marshal Jacob Green will be in attendance, in addition to Des Moines... [Read more]

Former bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

Former bowling coach sentenced to 25 years for Child Pornography

The former coach of a South King County bowling team was sentenced Tuesday, June 11 in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 25 years in prison and lifetime supervised release for production and possession... [Read more]

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help identifying 4 home invasion suspects

Des Moines Police seeking public’s help identifying 4 home invasion suspects

The Des Moines Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying four suspects alleged to have conducted a home invasion robbery on Monday, June 3, 2019. Police say that on June 3 they responded... [Read more]

Des Moines Police catch repeat burglary suspect at construction site

Des Moines Police catch repeat burglary suspect at construction site

On Monday, May 27, 2019, Des Moines Police Officers were dispatched to sounds of someone cutting into a locked storage container, located on 274th Street. A neighbor had heard the noise and called 911. Des... [Read more]

After 30 years, Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson is hanging up her leash

After 30 years, Animal Control Officer Jan Magnuson is hanging up her leash

After 30 years as the Des Moines Police Department’s Animal Care and Control Officer, Jan Magnuson is finally hanging up her leash and retiring. Her final day will be June 15, 2019. Jan started... [Read more]

Betts’ Memorial Boardwalk new name for Redondo Boardwalk; police get raise

Betts’ Memorial Boardwalk new name for Redondo Boardwalk; police get raise

By Jack Mayne The Des Moines City Council unanimously approved renaming the Redondo Beach Seawall and Boardwalk Trail to Betts Memorial Boardwalk, along with approving a new police contract for the first... [Read more]

Des Moines Police, Chief Ken Thomas recognized at WASPC 2019 conference

Des Moines Police, Chief Ken Thomas recognized at WASPC 2019 conference

The Des Moines Police Department and Police Chief Ken Thomas received recognition at the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (WASPC) 2019 conference. Chief Thomas has served as the President... [Read more]

Enjoy ‘Otterpops with the Cops’ on the Redondo Boardwalk on Thurs., June 20

Enjoy ‘Otterpops with the Cops’ on the Redondo Boardwalk on Thurs., June 20

Join the Des Moines Police Department for ‘Otterpops with the COPS’ on Thursday, June 20 on the Redondo Boardwalk, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. “Stop by grab an otter pop and discuss your... [Read more]

Large police response results in apprehension of fugitive Wednesday

Large police response results in apprehension of fugitive Wednesday

If you saw a lot of heavy police presence on S. 216th Street on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 just before 5 p.m., it was because staff from the US Marshal Service, Task Force Officers from Des Moines, Department... [Read more]

Des Moines K9 Daric helps Auburn Police apprehend car thief

Des Moines K9 Daric helps Auburn Police apprehend car thief

Des Moines Police’s K9 Daric – along with K9 Officer Boehmer – assisted Auburn officers to apprehend a car thief after they tried to stop a stolen vehicle that hit a police vehicle, Police say... [Read more]

Des Moines Business Watch meeting will be Tuesday, May 21

Des Moines Business Watch meeting will be Tuesday, May 21

The Des Moines Police Department will be holding a Business Watch meeting on Tuesday, May 21: Join Des Moines Business Watch Modeled after Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch takes the ‘neighbors... [Read more]

An update on police strategies from Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas

An update on police strategies from Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas

On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, Des Moines Police Chief Ken Thomas released the following statement: I would like to take a moment to update you on the strategy and tactics we are deploying at the police department... [Read more]

Police code enforcement inquiry leads to felony warrant suspect in Des Moines

Police code enforcement inquiry leads to felony warrant suspect in Des Moines

The Des Moines Police Department is reporting that on Thursday, May 2, 2019, Code Enforcement Officer Batterman conducted research on an problem property inquiry located on 24th Ave South, which ultimately... [Read more]

Des Moines Police arrest suspect wanted for bikini barista robbery/fondling

Des Moines Police arrest suspect wanted for bikini barista robbery/fondling

Des Moines Police announced Monday, April 29 that they have arrested a suspect wanted for robbing an espresso stand – as well as fondling an employee – on Thursday, April 24. Police say that on that... [Read more]

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]