Police and Fire


Water Safety part two: Polk County Marine Patrol aims to educate

Participating in aquatic recreation such as floating and kayaking can be dangerous if you’re not prepared for the risks the river brings, which is why Polk County Marine Patrol spends time on the water giving out advice, information and sometimes citations to ensure that everyone stays as safe as possible.

August 7, 2018 7:15 p.m. read more..

Victims to file civil suit

Salem-based Gatti Law Firm, which is representing five alleged victims of Quinlyn Harden, sent a tort claim notice to state and law enforcement agencies on July 3.

August 1, 2018 noon read more..

Communities come together

Neighborhoods throughout Polk County will mark National Night Out with block parties and community gatherings on Tuesday.

July 31, 2018 4:45 p.m. read more..

Indy man sentenced on drug crime

Felipe Rodriguez Jr., 33, of Independence, will serve nearly five years in prison after he pleaded guilty to two count of delivering substantial quantities of heroin.

July 24, 2018 9:40 p.m. read more..

Fee forum draws crowd

Community members had several different ways to weigh in on the proposed $4.85 utility fee that would go to pay for two Dallas police officers and two Dallas firefighters.

July 18, 2018 noon read more..