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Survey: Should police become more militarized?

MRAPs (mine resistant ambush protected) vehicles are the newest hand-me-downs to come from the military to law enforcement agencies in Iowa. The latest of seven MRAPs to arrive in Iowa was received last week by the Washington Police Department. (More…) Police departments in Mason City and Storm Lake also have received MRAPs, as well as sheriffs […]

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Former Youth Counselor Joins Iowa City Police Department

From its beginnings as a group home in rural Cedar Rapids nearly 40 years ago, Four Oaks has grown to become one of the state’s largest agencies devoted to child welfare, juvenile justice and behavioral health. On 25 April 2013, the Iowa City Police Department welcomed Travis Graves as the newest officer to join the […]

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