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Special Feature
Two sent to hospital with stab wounds

On Feb. 21, 2016 at 1:45 pm, the Sioux City Police Department received a report of a stabbing at 1517 Pierce St. Officers arrived on scene and located two adult males with stab wounds to the abdomen.

Both subjects were transported to Mercy Medical Center for treatment. The injuries do not appear to be life threatening.

The incident is still under investigation by the Sioux City Police Department.

 
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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Iowa Law Prohibiting Synthetic Drugs

The Sioux City Police Department would like to notify the public that as of July 29, 2011, Iowa law prohibits the manufacture, delivery, possession with intent to deliver, and possession of synthetic cannabinoids. This includes bath salts, K2 products, and salvia divinorum.

The penalty for the manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to deliver any of these substances to a juvenile is a Class B felony and to an adult is an aggravated misdemeanor.  The maximum sentence for a Class B felony is up to 25 years in prison. The maximum sentence for an aggravated misdemeanor is up to two years in prison and a $6,250 fine.  The penalty for possession of these substances is a serious misdemeanor.   The maximum sentence for a serious misdemeanor is 365 days in jail and $1,875 fine. 

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Fraud Alert for Wells Fargo Customers

October 4, 2011 at 8:00 pm CDT - The Sioux City Police Department has been receiving calls from citizens in regards to phone and internet solicitations from individuals that claim to be with Wells Fargo Bank. These calls are often automated and initially advise that the card holder’s credit card will be shut down. The call recipient is then directed through a menu and asked to provide a credit card number. As a result we have contacted Wells Fargo Directly and they are aware of ongoing fraud being perpetrated against Wells Fargo Customers. They also confirmed that they would never contact and ask customers to provide personal information or card numbers over the phone.

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Attempted Abduction Reported in Riverside

On August 3, 2011 at a little after 12:00 pm CDT, the Sioux City Police Dept was contacted about an attempted abduction of two children in the 1100 Block of Pacquette. At about 12:00 two children, a female who is 11 years old and a male who is 9 years old, saw a van with two males in it. One of the males told the children that they were friends with their mother and she was hurt. He told the children that they needed to get into the van with them.

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Sioux City Police Department

601 Douglas St.
Sioux City, IA 51101

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

lnoltze@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