Davenport Police Department

  • Agency: Davenport Police Department
  • Address: 416 N Harrison St, Davenport, 52801 IA
  • Chief: Francis Donchez, Jr (Chief of Police)

Davenport Police Department is located at 416 N Harrison St, Davenport, 52801 IA. The Chief of Police of the department is Francis Donchez, Jr. The Davenport Police Department phone number is (563) 326-7979.

Davenport Police Department News

#DPDMediaRelease: On Thursday, January 11, 2018, at approximately 12:47 PM Davenport Police responded to Devine Creations (700 W 3rd Street) reference to a report of shots fired. Officers arriving in the area located an adult male (26 years old from Davenport) who had suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was transported to Genesis Medical Center. Preliminary information indicated that there was a dispute within the business between two subjects which led to a gunshot being fired. Both subjects fled the business. The victim was not directly involved in the dispute. No other injuries have been reported. Officers and Detectives are investigating the incident. No further information is available at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Davenport Police Department at 563 326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip via the mobile app entitled “CityConnect Davenport, IA” or “CrimeReports by Motorola”.

#DPDMediaRelease: On Monday, January 8, 2018, at approximately 11:57 AM Officers were dispatched to the Flying J, 8200 Northwest Boulevard reference to an unresponsive person in a vehicle. Shortly after arriving on scene medical personnel pronounced the subject deceased. Detectives are investigating the incident. No further information is available at this time. Updates will be sent out when more information becomes available. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Davenport Police Department at 563 326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip via the mobile app entitled “CityConnect Davenport, IA” or “CrimeReports by Motorola”.

UPDATE: The roadway is open to normal traffic. TRAFFIC DETOUR: Due to issues with the railroad crossing gates near E 53rd Street and Carey Avenue, please avoid this area if possible. Expect traffic delays until the issue is resolved.

Going out tonight? So are we! Celebrate the new year responsibly. Always designate a sober driver! #StaySafeDavenport

Davenport Police Department to partner with Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division for tobacco, alternative nicotine and vapor product education and enforcement.

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REMINDER- CITY OF DAVENPORT- UPDATED FIREWORKS ORDINANCE: Davenport ordinance 9.40.030 allows fireworks to be used on December 31st from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on January 1st. This ordinance sets fines at $250 for the first violation, $400 for the second and $625 for the third and subsequent violations. #StaySafeDavenport

***SNOW EMERGENCY*** Davenport Public Works is declaring a Snow Emergency beginning at Noon, Friday, December 29th through 8am, Saturday, December 30th. Please be reminded, parking on Posted Snow Routes during a Snow Emergency is prohibited. Vehicles parked on Posted Snow Routes during an active Snow Emergency will be ticketed and towed. As an alternative, residents and visitors to the Downtown can park for free in any of the City’s three parking ramps beginning at Noon, Friday, December 29th through 8am, Saturday, December 30th. For more information, please visit: www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/winter

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Thank you for your assistance. Mr. McDowell has been safely located. #DPDmediarelease The Davenport Police Department is seeking the help of the community in locating a missing person. Leroy McDowell, 80 years old, went missing from the 1300 block of W 12th Street sometime between 02:00 and 04:13 AM on December 28th. Due to the extremely cold temperatures there are some serious concerns about his well-being. He was last seen wearing a red baseball cap, a red shirt, light brown and dark brown jacket and blue jeans. He is about 5'09", 210 pounds. It is unknown where he will be heading. Please call the Davenport Police Department at 563-326-7979 or call 911 with any information.

Don’t make your car into a holiday gift box for thieves! With winter weather upon us, many will warm their vehicles and leave their keys in them, making them easy targets for would-be thieves. Turn it off and LOCK IT UP! #StaySafeDavenport

The front desk and records bureau will be closed Monday, January 1st in observance of the New Years holiday.

The front desk and records window will be closed Monday, December 25th, and Tuesday, December 26th.

#DPDMediaRelease: On Saturday 12/16/17 at approximately 1359 hours, Units from the Davenport Police Department were dispatched to the 1600 block of W 10th St, in reference to a shots fired incident, and a potential victim was being transported to Genesis West in a light colored Saturn. A short time later, Units were able to locate the vehicle at Genesis West, and observed a male carrying a female into the emergency room from that vehicle. The suspect vehicle then fled from officers, from Genesis West, and lead units on a vehicle pursuit, followed by a foot pursuit. Officers were able to take the driver and passenger into custody, and located two handguns in the process. The following charges stem from this investigation. -Jaterius D Davis of Davenport, IA was charged with the following: Felon in Possession of a Firearm -Jatavius D Davis of Davenport, IA was charged with the following: Possession of a Controlled Substance Several spent shell casings were located at the scene of this incident, and the investigation is still under investigation.

#DPDMediaRelease: On Saturday 12/16/17 at approximately 0342 hours, Units from the Davenport Police Department were dispatched to 1660 W Locust St, Walgreens, in reference to an armed robbery in the pharmacy. A short time later, Units were able to locate the suspect vehicle in the 500 block of E 59th St. The suspect vehicle intentionally rammed a marked police vehicle, and lead units on a short vehicle pursuit, and foot pursuit. Officers were able to take the driver and passenger into custody, and located a stolen handgun in the process. The following charges stem from this investigation. -David A. Madden of Indianapolis, IN was charged with the following Robbery 1st Degree Going Armed with Intent Interference with Official Acts with a Dangerous Weapon Eluding -Rontel N. Mial of Indianapolis, IN was charged with the following: Robbery 1st Degree Going Armed with Intent Interference with Official Acts with a Dangerous Weapon Trafficking in Stolen Weapons Iowa State Patrol responded to assist with the investigation regarding the squad car being rammed, and the investigation continues regarding this incident.

#DPDMediaRelease: On Thursday, December 14th, 2017 at approximately 2:38 pm several Davenport Police Units responded to the 1500 block W. 8th St reference a disturbance involving a handgun. Upon arrival, Officers canvassed the area and found two vehicles parked along the street that appeared have been struck by gunfire. No injuries were reported at this time. Following-up is being conducted on this incident. No further information is available at this time. Anyone with information regarding these incidents is encouraged to “DO WHAT’S RIGHT” and call the Davenport Police Department at 563 326-6125 or submit an anonymous tip via the mobile app entitled “CrimeReports by Motorola”.

#DPDMediaRelease: On Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 14:43 hrs. Davenport Police/Fire and Medic EMS responded to a Wood Intermediate School, 5701 N Division St, reference a male juvenile struck by a Davenport Citibus. The male (14 years of age) was crossing Division Street in the marked crosswalk at a run when he was struck by the northbound Citibus. There were no injuries reported from passengers (5) on the bus or the bus driver. The pedestrian sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported by MEDIC EMS Ambulance to Genesis East Medical Center for further evaluation/treatment. An investigation was conducted by the Davenport Police Traffic Safety Unit and the contributing factor to this crash is the Davenport Citi Bus driver failing to stop/obey a traffic control device. The driver will be cited for Disobeying a Traffic Control Device/Red Light. Due to age, the name of the pedestrian will not be released and further information on the driver will be provided once he is charged. The investigation is ongoing, being conducted by the Davenport Police Traffic Safety Unit.

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The Davenport Police Association Toy Drive to benefit the Family Resources Domestic Violence Shelter starts tomorrow!