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Police ask for your help on citizen survey

The Sioux City Police Department is strongly committed to the practice of Community Team Policing. We want to work with the community to identify problems and develop solutions to improve citizen safety and quality of life.

We are asking Sioux City community members take a few minutes to complete a survey with links located on the Sioux City Police Department Facebook page, the City of Sioux City Website, or by going to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q3PW983.

The survey is meant to measure how safe citizens feel in their neighborhoods and how they feel SCPD employees are performing their jobs.

The results will become a “scorecard” by which the Sioux City Police Department can monitor its performance. This information will be provided to our

Community Team Policing District Officers and Sergeants so the Department may serve you better.

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact the Sioux City Police Department’s Accreditation Assistant, Officer Mary Holzwarth, at 712-279-6423.

 
Teen dies after using synthetic drugs

The Sioux City Police Department and Sioux City Fire & Rescue responded to a report of a sick party at War Eagle Park, 100 War Eagle Dr. on April 16, 2015 at about 11:06 pm.

Four subjects were transported to local hospitals for treatment after some of them reported ingesting a smokable synthetic drug.

A short time later, one of the subjects, 18-year-old male AUSTIN McCLOUD of Sioux City, died while being treated.

It is not known what his cause of death is at this time and an autopsy has been scheduled.

The other three parties are being treated at a local hospital and their status is not known at this time.

The ages of the people involved in this matter range from 16-years-old to 18-years-old.

This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released as it is learned.

 

 
Recent News
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Sioux City Journal Endorses Police Departments Safety Up program

The Sioux City Journal's editorial board endorsed the Sioux City Police Departments Safey Up program.   Please read the editorial here.  For information about the program or how to become involved please call crime prevention at 279-6411.

 
HOT water can cause serious injury or death, especially to kids!

HOT water can cause serious injury or death, especially to kids!

Please take a minute and read the following information from childrenshealthnetwork.org

The leading cause of deaths and injuries to children at home is accidents. Hot water burns can put a child in the hospital or even cause death. The burns happen most often in the bathroom and tend to be more severe because a larger portion of the body is burned.

Children ages 4 and younger are at the greatest risk for death from a burn. They may get badly burned because they are not able to get out of water is that is too hot. Here are some tips:
•When using tap water, always turn on the cold water first, and then add hot water. When you turn the water off, turn the hot water off first. Teach your child to do the same.
•Always test the water before your child gets into the tub or shower.
•Don't let young children to touch faucet handles during a bath.
•Make sure all faucets are properly labeled “HOT” or “COLD.”
•Don’t use a hot steam vaporizer. It can cause steam burns. Use a cool mist vaporizer instead.
•Never leave a child alone in the bathroom for any reason. They could get burned by hot water or drown.
•Set the thermostat on your water heater on low or no higher than 120°F (49°C) or lower. A child can be scalded in 2 to 3 seconds in water that is only 5 degrees warmer than this

 
Woodbury County Sheriffs' Department asks for publics help

The Woodbury COunty Sheriffs' Department is asking for the publics help in identifying subjects in a video. The Sheriffs' Department is conducting a criminal investigation and need your help. Please click on the link to see the video.  If you have any information please call Crime Stoppers at 258-TIPS your identity is not required.

Woodbury County Sheriffs' Department You Tube video

 
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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