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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
Sioux City Police
Rubbernecker Takes out Speed Camera

speed camera accidentA local woman was elevated to folk hero status after hitting the speed camera that was stationed at the Hamilton Blvd exit on I29 southbound. An investigation of the accident found that she was distracted by the rising waters of the river.

It is tough for drivers to not notice the Mighty Mo’ and the Big Sioux as they leave their banks near I29 but it is important that drivers stay focused.

“At least it was the speed camera and not an officer that was hit,” said Chief Doug Young speaking of the crash.

With the heavy construction on I29 and now the flood, the focus of drivers needs to be on driving. There has been an increase of accidents in construction areas.With tighter roads and uneven surfaces, the safety of construction workers and other motorists is dependent on undistracted driving.

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Intoxicated Man Arrested After Floating In Flooded River

On June 2, 2011 the Sioux City Police Department was called to assist the Coast Guard with an individual floating on a “raft” on the Missouri River. Robert Shreeves, 40 of Sioux City, was floating on an inflatable pool down the river. He was assisted to the public boat ramp by the Coast Guard.

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Contact Numbers
If you have questions about the flood, call 712-224-5262.

If you are interested in volunteering to assist with relief efforts or need any volunteers call The Siouxland Volunteer Center at 224-1001 or email kim.dewitt@centerforsiouxland.org.
 
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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