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  • Febraury Robbery Suspect Arrested

    The Sioux City Police Department arrested 18-year-old Seth James Pointer, Sioux City, for the attempted robbery of the Kum & Go, 2026 Riverside Blvd, one month ago.

    On February 6 at about 2:52, Pointer entered the Kum & Go, displayed a weapon, and demanded money but fled the scene without...

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    Black & Whites Are Back!
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    Honor Guard
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    Animal Adoption & Rescue Center Opening
     
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Coffee with a cop on March 14th at Chic Fil A

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New Years Eve Safety Tips

If you are hosting a New Year's Eve party, following a few simple rules could prevent a tragedy:

  • Plan ahead by naming a "designated driver." Make this your responsibility as the host.
  • Contact a local cab company to provide rides for your guests.
  • Serve non-alcoholic beverages as an option to your guests.
  • Stop serving alcohol to your guests several hours before the party ends.
  • Provide your guests with a place to stay overnight in your home.

If you are attending New Year's Eve parties and celebrations:

  • If you drink, don't drive.
  • Plan ahead and always designate a sober driver before the party or celebration begins.
  • If you are impaired, call a taxi, use mass transit, or get a sober friend or family member to come pick you up.
  • Or, stay where you are until you are sober.
  • Take the keys from someone if you think he/she is too impaired to drive.
 
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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