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Officers and Firefighters work together to prepare for the worse

IMG 1536Active shooters and terrorist events like those seen at San Bernardino and Paris have tested tactics developed in the wake of Columbine. These tactics were developed to end situations where someone is actively killing people quickly. The Sioux City Police Department (SCPD) had been training their officers in these tactics and refining them for over 10 years. As part of that trend, members of the Sioux City Police Department and Sioux City Fire and Rescue (SCFR) came together at the Orpheum Theatre on Jan. 13, to work out how they would respond to an incident of an active killer together.

“This is the evolution of rapid response to active killers,” said the SCPD’s Lt. Rex Mueller, who helped organize the training scenario teaming officers with firefighters with the purpose of rescuing victims.

 

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Recent News
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Sioux City Police Apprehend Homicide Suspect

*UPDATE*

Sioux City Police Apprehend Homicide Suspect

Sioux City Police Chief Doug Young identified the suspect of the January 25th homicide as Felix William Navarrete age 29 of Sioux City.  Law Enforcement attempted to apprehend Navarrete when he was shot by a Sioux City SWAT Team member. Navarrete was transported to Mercy Medical but died a short time later.

On January 28, 2014 at approximately 3:30 am the Sioux City Police Department along with officers from U.S. Marshals, DEA, and Woodbury County Sheriff were working on a lead that indicated the suspect from the homicide which occured on January 25, 2014 was at an apartment with several females and two small children.  Officers continued to surveil the apartment located at 2728 S. Helen Bld 1 Apt. 13.

Sioux City Police Department confirmed the suspect was inside and deployed the SWAT Team to the area on standby. At approximately 9:20 a.m. all known occupants except the suspect exited the apartment. The SWAT Team made entry into the apartment and while attempting to take the suspect into custody one SWAT Team member was forced to shoot the armed suspect to ensure the public’s safety and the officers on scene. The suspect then jumped out a second story window and was taken into custody.  The suspect was transported to Mercy Medical Center, Sioux City.  The suspect later died at the hospital. 

Following department policy the officer involved has been placed on administrative leave and his name is being withheld at this time.  The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation along with the Sioux City Police Department are investigating the incidnet. 

 
Homicide Victims name released *Updated 1/27/14 12:45pm

PRESS CONFERNECE

Chief Doug Young to hold press confernce today, January 27, 2014 at 2:00pm at the Police Department, 601 Douglas St.

On January 25, 2014 at approximately 5:14 pm  the Sioux City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at 507 W. 27th St.

Officers arriving on scene located Rodney Houston (32) of Sioux City in the driveway suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest and who died at a local hospital a short time later.

A second victim, Jorge Chavez (35) of Sioux City was located a short distance away after he ran from the scene.  Mr. Chavez suffered from two gunshot wounds and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Detectives are still investigating the incident and are looking for a person of interest. Detectives would like to speak to this person and feel she may have information.

Person of interest: Samantha J. Levering (20) Sioux City described as a Native American Female  5’ 5”  130 lbs. Black Hair Brown Eyes

Detectives are also looking for a suspect in this shooting. Suspect is described as a Hispanic Male approximately 5’ 11”, 160 lbs with brown hair and brown eyes.

 

Anyone with information in this case or any other case can call the Sioux City Police Department at 279-6440 or CrimeStoppers at 258-TIPS.

Any arrest/charges noted in this report should be considered merely an accusation.  All defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 
Shooting On Oak St.

On January 3, 2014 at about 4:15 p.m. the Sioux City Police Department was notified of a shooting at 1115 Oak St.

Responding officers found 32-year-old NATE McCAULEY, Sioux City, had been shot.

McCauley was transported to Mercy to be treated for gunshot wounds.

Investigators identified two suspects that had been involved in the shooting.

This matter appears to have stemmed from a dispute between McCauley and the male suspect who shot him.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information can contact the Sioux City Police Department or Crime Stoppers.

 
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Sioux City Police Department

601 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

phone: 712-279-6440
fax: 712-279-6148

csheehan@sioux-city.org

To Report a Non-Emergency Crime or Accident
712/279-6960

Victim Advocacy Program or 
Council on Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Contact the Victim Assistance Coordinator
at 712-279-6398 or 
the Council's web site.

PROJECT LIFESAVER - IOWA

Project Lifesaver is a project
that provides a tracking system
to locate individuals who have
the tendency to wander and become lost.

Project Lifesaver International

or contact Rita Donnelly 712-279-6424
rdonnelly@sioux-city.org