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, October 19, 2017, at approximately 5:09 PM the Davenport Police Department responded to the 2400 block of W 59th Street reference a suicidal subject who had fired a gun inside the residence. Police communicated with the suspect who refused to exit the home. The suspect was found by police inside the home. The suspect was transported to the hospital for medical attention. This matter remains under investigation.

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#DPDMediaRelease: On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at approximately 12:32 AM Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East 2nd Street reference to a shots fired call. Officers arriving on scene located one shooting victim who was transported to Genesis East Hospital. Shortly after arriving at the hospital, 29-year-old Dimitrius Summers of Rock Island was pronounced dead. Detectives are following-up on 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”.

Join us this Thursday, October 19th at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers for Tip-A-Cop. Local law enforcement and athletes will be serving and raising money for Special Olympics Iowa. 100% of donations will benefit Special Olympics! We hope to see you there!

UPDATE: 9:57 PM 10/16/17- The child's parents HAVE BEEN LOCATED. THANK YOU for your assistance! ORIGINAL POST: #DPDMediaRelease: Found Child The Davenport Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in locating the parents/guardians of a found 3 to 4 year old male with brown hair and brown eyes, who was located in the 2400 block of Tremont Ave at approximately 6:25 PM on Monday 10/16/17. If you have information about this child’s parents/guardians, please call 9-1-1. Quad Cities Missing Persons Network

#DPDMediaRelease: On Thursday October 12, 2017 at approximately 11:30 PM, Officers were dispatched to Genesis East Hospital reference to an assault victim who had sustained potential life-threatening injuries. Officers and Detectives following up on the incident determined that the victim was assaulted during the course of a street robbery. The robbery occurred in the area of Hickory Grove Road and Hillandale Road near the bike path on October 12, 2017 around 11:00PM. The victim was walking a bike in the area and was assaulted by subjects who stole items from the victim. The victim sustained serious and potential life-threatening injuries from the assault. Detectives identified and arrested two juveniles related to this incident. Two male juveniles, both 13 years of age and both from Davenport were each charged with one count Willful Injury Causing Serious Injury and one count Robbery 1st Degree. Both juveniles remain in custody. 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”.

The men and women of the Davenport Police Department send our thoughts and prayers to the Davenport Fire Department and to the family of Chief Mike Hayman. Rest In Peace Chief!

#DPDMediaRelease: On Sunday, October 8, 2017, at approximately 10:59PM officers responded to the area of 1100 W 3rd Street reference to a shots fired call. Officers arriving on scene met with witnesses who provided a detailed description of suspects and an involved vehicle. Officers were also informed by the witnesses that they had been shot at during the course of a robbery. Officers quickly located the vehicle in the area of 17th and Marquette Street and attempted a traffic stop. The vehicle fled from officers and a short vehicle pursuit ensued. Officers were able to apply a Pursuit Intervention Technique (PIT Maneuver) in the area of 12th and Myrtle Street where the vehicle was ultimately stopped. Three male juveniles were apprehended without incident. One male juvenile (13 years of age) of Davenport was charged with Robbery 1st Degree, Theft 1st, Felony Eluding and several traffic charges. A second male juvenile (14 years of age) of Davenport was charged with Robbery 1st and Theft 1st, and the last male juvenile (12 years of age) from Rock Island was charged with Robbery 1st and Theft 1st. The vehicle operated by the suspect(s) was reported stolen on October 7, 2017, from Northwest Davenport. No injuries were reported. Two Squad cars and the stolen vehicle all sustained moderate damage. No further information is available at this time.

#DPDMediaRelease: Threats on Social Media The Davenport Police Department is aware of and has been monitoring threats that have been posted on Social Media regarding a possible shooting at North High School. We are following up on this information and have been in contact with Administrators from the Davenport School District. We are working together to ensure the safety of all students. Similar posts have been made in the Des Moines area and we are also working with those agencies to determine if there are any connections to these threats made on social media. 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 “CrimeReports by Motorola”.

#DPDMediaRelease: On Thursday September 28th, 2017 at approximately 5:13 pm Davenport Police responded to the 2200 block of West 3rd Street reference a domestic disturbance. Responding units approached the residence to do a welfare check on the occupant. Officers heard a gunshot from within the residence and secured the perimeter. Other police resources responded and located a deceased person inside the front door of the residence. The Detective Bureau is currently conducting follow-up. No further information is available at this time.

UPDATE: The individual has been identified as Bobbie Jo Shouse-Byrd, 50 years of age of Davenport. This investigation is ongoing. No further information is available at this time. #DPDMediaRelease: On Thursday, September 28, 2017, at approximately 9:15AM Officers from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Davenport Police and the Iowa State Patrol responded to the area of Interstate 80 at the Wisconsin Ave. overpass reference to a body being discovered along the Interstate. Westbound traffic on I-80 was diverted for approximately 30 minutes during the initial investigation. Investigators from the Davenport Police Traffic Safety Unit are following up on 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”.

UPDATE: 10/02/2017 Mr. Atkinson has been located. An alert passer-by observed him walking north on 61 towards Dewitt over the weekend. Mr. Atkinson was unharmed/uninjured and returned home. We would like to thank our community and media partners for their assistance in locating Mr. Atkinson! #DPDMediaRelease: Have you seen this missing person? Quad Cities Missing Persons Network

#DPDMediaRelease: On Tuesday, September 26th, Officers responded to a call for a suspicious subject in the area of North High School (5300 Gaines St) around 11:39AM. The caller described what they thought was a person who had a firearm. Multiple Officers responded and coordinated an area search. Due to the proximity to the schools and the nature of the call (possible weapons call) the schools locked down as a precautionary measure. Officers did stop an individual but determined that they were not involved. The call was not directly related to the schools. Officers continued to remain in the area with no issues found.

The men and women of the Davenport Police Department send our thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery to Buffalo, Iowa Police Department Chief TJ Behning! Get well soon Chief!

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES The City of Davenport is currently accepting online applications until 11:59 P.M. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, for: Property & Evidence Storage Technician Police Services Generalist To apply, please visit: http://www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/department/division.php?structureid=186

#DPDMediaRelease: On Monday, September 25, 2017, at approximately 12:11 AM Davenport police responded to the area of 700 W. 63rd St. in reference to a shots fired call. Officers located shell casings in this area. A residence was struck and a female laying on her couch holding her infant child was shot in the leg and transported to the hospital by Medic with non-life threatening injuries. A white, four-door vehicle was observed by witnesses leaving the area. At 1:32 AM, Davenport Police responded to the area of 6300 Appomattox Rd. in reference to shots fired. Officers responding located casings in the area. A white, four-door vehicle was observed by witnesses leaving the area. At 2:51 AM, Davenport Police responded to the parking lot of a business in the 300 block of N. Division reference a female loading a handgun in the parking lot and then getting into a white, Chevrolet Malibu, the vehicle left the area northbound. Officers located this vehicle a short time later and attempted to initiate a traffic stop; the vehicle took off and a vehicle pursuit was approved. The pursuit while southbound on Gaines St. and moving in the direction of the Centennial Bridge an occupant of the vehicle fired multiple rounds out of the sunroof. The pursuit continued across the Centennial Bridge into Rock Island, turned back towards the Centennial Bridge and back into Davenport. As the pursuit continued, spikes were deployed at and were tangled in the wheel of the vehicle being pursued. A P.I.T. maneuver was attempted in the area on west 65th St and was unsuccessful. A squad struck a tree and the officer suffered minor injuries. A P.I.T. maneuver in the area of 65th and Brady St. area was successful and the occupants ran from the vehicle. Four were apprehended and charged with more charges possible after the investigation is completed. Four Officers suffered minor injuries while involved in the incident. The Criminal Investigation Division is following-up on 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”.

UPDATE: 9/25/17 7:30 AM: Modesto Martinez has been located and safely reunited with his family. #DPDMissingPerson: 9/24/17 Have you seen this missing person? Call 9-1-1 if you have information about the whereabouts of 36 year old autistic male, Modesto Martinez. Quad Cities Missing Persons Network

UPDATE: The roadway is back open to normal traffic. #TrafficAlert Locust Street is closed at Davenport Avenue due to a tree down blocking all four lanes. Please avoid the area.