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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
Scams Target Flood Victims

The Sioux City Police Department has received reports of con artists contacting those impacted by the flood posing as cell phone carriers. The scam is an attempt to obtain victims credit card and bank account numbers by "verifying" payment methods. 

The Con Artist tells the vicitm that their cell phone payment did not go through and needs to be resubmitted. Once credit card or debit card information is obtained, charges are made or the bank account emptied. The scam is mainly targeting those in the Dakota Dunes area now that they are receiving national attention. This and other scams are expected to expand to other areas affected by the rising waters.

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Detectives Seek Information

Anthony
Detectives with the SCPD are seeking information about the shooting death of Anthony “T-Bone” Canfield.

On May 1st, 2011 at about 10:50 pm, 3 males entered the residence at 1401 George St armed with a handgun. Canfield, the resident was shot moments after the subjects entered and died as a result.

The suspects, described as African-American males in their late teens or early twenties, fled on foot from the scene.

Canfield was a caring family man that was active in his church. Friends and family describe him as easy going and would help anyone. He was generous and would give people what he could. His family and friends are deeply pained by his death.

If you have any information on this senseless and brutal murder, call Detective Mike Simons at 712-560-2708 or Crime Stoppers at 258-TIPS (8477). Tips can also be texted at CRIMES (274637) and include SCPDTIP in the message. A cash reward is available for tips that lead to an arrest.

 
SCPD Provides Insight and Gets Feedback at Town Hall Meeting

On April 27, 2011 the SCPD hosted a City-Wide Town Hall Meeting to inform the public on current projects and enforcement efforts and get input from the community as to what problems need to be addressed. Over 100 people were in attendance to include residents, city administrators, community activist, and officers.

 

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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