Keokuk Police Department

  • Agency: Keokuk Police Department
  • Address: 1222 Johnson St, Keokuk, 52632 IA
  • Chief: Tom Crew (Chief of Police)
Phone: 319-524-2741
Fax: 319-524-6221

Keokuk Police Department is located at 1222 Johnson St, Keokuk, 52632 IA. The Chief of Police of the department is Tom Crew. The Keokuk Police Department phone number is 319-524-2741.

Keokuk Police Department News

From Monday, May 21 - Friday, June 1 the hours for the Records Department here at the Keokuk Police Department will be 7:30am - 2pm. Thanks

Thank you Hy-Vee for the pastries and orange juice this morning.

Beginning May 21 and until June 3, 2018 the Keokuk Police Department along with State and other local law enforcement agencies across the United States will be stepping up enforcement with the Click It or Ticket campaign.

The men and women of the Keokuk Police Department would like to thank the Keokuk Elks Lodge #106 for their support on Peace Officers Memorial Day each and every year.

We'd like to congratulate Officer DeSpain for graduating from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy on April 18. Pictured with him are Assistant Chief Whitaker and Chief Hinton.

We have had a set of golf clubs that have been turned in. If you are missing a set please call in and speak with an officer and describe them to see if they may be yours.

Thank you Hy-Vee for the pastries this morning.

Just a heads up if you are traveling on Carbide Lane. There are utility contactors working and you will need to expect delays.

Thank you to the 911 dispatchers in Lee County! Work work is greatly appreciated by everyone here at the Keokuk Police Department.

With the fog and partially covered roads please allow yourselves some extra time if you have to be out traveling this morning.

The American Legion Ladies Auxiliary presented the Keokuk Police Department with a certificate of appreciation and cookies on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Thank you to the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and Donna Barnes for presenting us with the certificate!

At approximately 10:15 this morning the City of Keokuk’s early warning system will be activated in conjunction with a statewide test for severe weather preparedness.

March 28, 2018 - News Release On March 22, 2018, at approximately 7:00 AM, the Keokuk Police Department began taking calls of egging and, spray painting vandalisms. The vandalism occurred throughout the city during the overnight hours. As a result of the investigation; a juvenile from Keokuk was detained on 3/23/18 for Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree and, held at the Southeast Iowa Juvenile Detention Center. On March 26, 2018, an arrest warrant, for Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, was requested for an 18 year old from Illinois. On March 27, 2018, two juveniles from Illinois were referred to the Juvenile Court Officer for Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree. The Keokuk Police Department investigation was assisted by; the Nauvoo, IL Police Department, the Warsaw, IL Police Department, and the community of Keokuk. All defendants are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

Officer Walden did a presentation for career day at Keokuk High School today explaining the process of becoming a police officer.

On March 22nd, 2018, the Keokuk Police Department received sixteen reports of vandalism. During the overnight hours of March 22nd, a group of individuals used spray paint and eggs on vehicles, buildings, and signs. The damage is estimated to be in the thousands. The investigation is ongoing and, charges against the individuals responsible are expected to be filed next week. The Keokuk Police Department was assisted by Hancock County Illinois law enforcement and community members from Keokuk. Thanks to everyone that helped us resolve this!

Due to unforeseen circumstances our Records Department will be closed today and will resume normal business hours Monday, March 26, 2018.

We have been getting several reports of vandalism throughout town. If you have any information regarding the suspects or need to report vandalism please call 319-524-2741 and press 1 for dispatch.

We’ve received some inquiries about posting information regarding the Western Union Scam/reimbursement program. https://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/cases-proceedings/refunds/western-union-settlement-faqs - Link to file online and frequently asked questions about it https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-compensation-process-western-union-fraud-victims-funds-recovered - This is the DOJ press release which also has a link for victims to file online paperwork.

Saint Patrick's Day News Release

As you prepare to head out for the festivities this St. Patrick’s Day, remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Make a plan to get home safely before you ever head out for the party! That green beer may taste weak, but you may be more buzzed than you think. Everyone’s tolerance level is different, but even one drink can be too many. Remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. In 2016, 60 people lost their lives in drunk driving crashes during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. Don’t become a statistic. Remember the life-saving message: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Think you need to outdrink that Leprechaun? Just make sure you have a sober ride home. Remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving, which is why you must always arrange for a sober designated driver before you head out to a party. Don’t wait until it’s too late. Drunk driving killed 269 people during the 2012-2016 St. Patrick’s Day holiday period. End the deadly cycle. Today, and every day, remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Drunk driving is not worth the risk of injury, time in jail, your death, or the death of another. As you head out to the St. Patrick’s Day parties, remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. Sometimes, even one drink is one too many. This St. Patrick’s Day, and every day, remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. The luck o’ the Irish won’t be with you if you choose to drink and drive. Remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving. It is illegal in all 50 States and the District of Columbia to drink and drive—St. Patrick’s Day and every day. Remember: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving.

Southeast Iowa Regional Law Enforcement Testing Center has scheduled police officer/deputy testing to be held Saturday, May 26, 2018, testing starts at 09:00 a.m. at Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, IA. An application to test must be turned into SEIRT, C/O Major Grimshaw at 424 N. 3rd Street, Burlington, Iowa 52601 and MUST be received at the Burlington Police Department by 5:00 p.m. May 9, 2018. Applications to test can be picked up at any of the below listed agencies or by visiting the Keokuk Police Department's website: https://www.cityofkeokuk.org/2018-southeast-iowa-law-enforcement-testing/ Burlington Police Department Des Moines County Sheriff's Office Fairfield Police Department Fort Madison Police Department Henry County Sheriff 's Office Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Keokuk Police Department Lee County Sheriff's Office Mt. Pleasant Police Department West Burlington Police Department

We'd like to thank the church family at Living Waters Assembly of God for bringing in the pastries for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day!

Officers of the Keokuk Police Department participated in their 3rd Annual “No Shave November” Fundraiser. Traditionally; officers have been allowed to have a mustache without any other facial hair. With a donation to Stand Up To Cancer, they were able to grow facial hair during the month of November. We will donate $700.00 to Stand Up To Cancer, in honor of the people in our community that have dealt with many types of cancer. Stand Up To Cancer is a groundbreaking initiative created to accelerate innovative cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now. “This is where the end of cancer begins: when we unite in one unstoppable movement and Stand Up To Cancer.” – http://www.standup2cancer.org/

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