Officer Jennifer Probasco demonstrates controlling bleeding using a training kit that the department received from a grant secured by Aimee Uhl, Emergency Preparedness Grant Coordinator with Siouxland District Health Department on Feb. 28. Also presented were tourniquets and chest seals which are used to treat traumatic injuries.Read More
Sioux City Police Department YOUTH ACADEMY is fast approaching. Our Youth Academy is an opportunity for Sioux City High School students to learn about the rewarding career paths in Law Enforcement. Students will meet the Chief of Police, participate in SWAT activities, learn about police K9 programs, defensive driving, and much more.
Please see attached information, and contact Rita Donnelly at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application packet!
The public is welcome to attend this year's Town Hall Meeting. See flier for more details.
The Sioux City Police Department presented the June E. Nylen Cancer Center with a check for $3,460 today. Sworn members of the police department donated money to grow facial hair over the months of November and December, while civilian staff donated money to wear jeans over that same time period.
Pictured from left to right: Chief Rex Mueller, Karen Van De Steeg (Cancer Center), Detective Dan Hutton, Lupe Quintana, and Lieutenant Horton
District One officers enjoying a Police Appreciation Dinner hosted by the Riverside Coalition.
Today we rolled out our tribute to all cancer survivors and victims. This regular patrol fleet car is decorated to show our dedication as a department to raising awareness and finding a cure for all forms of cancer. This project is being done in connection with the "No Shave November" fund raiser being conducted with our officers. The Sioux City Police Officers Association and our officers will be donating our proceeds to The June E Nylen Cancer Center at the conclusion of the fund raiser.
ALL ALARM OWNERS (business & residential) within city limits are required to have an alarm permit with the City of Sioux City. All permits expire on December 31st of every year. **Beginning this year, Sioux City Customer service will begin taking permit payments instead of the Sioux City Police Department. Please be aware that the renewal invoices will look different but will cover the same permit. If you have any questions please contact the Alarm Coordinator Juanita at (712)279-6360.
Officer Calvin Chang was sworn in this morning as the newest member of our department. Officer Chang is also the last officer to be hired by Chief Young, who's last day is today. Officer Chang will be attending the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy starting on Monday. Good luck and welcome!
Captain Rex Mueller was selected to be the next Chief of the Sioux City Police Department, effective 9-1-17 upon Chief Doug Young's retirement.
Captain Rex Mueller began his career with the Sioux City Police Department in 1996. Since that time, he has served in a number of positions including Patrol Officer, C.A.S.T. Officer, Crime Stoppers Coordinator, SWAT Entry Team Member, Accident Reconstructionist, and Field Training Officer. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2004 where he served as the supervisor for the A.S.A.P. Unit and later supervised the Crimes Against Persons Unit in the Detective Bureau. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2009 and served as Watch Commander for the Watch 2 and Watch 3 uniform shifts. In 2016 he was promoted to Captain and currently serves as the Uniformed Bureau Commander and S.W.A.T. Commander.
We congratulate Chief Select Mueller on his appointment!