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.
#DavenportTrafficAlert Marquette will be closed between Rusholme and Central Park today from approx. 10am to Noon for emergency exploration of a water leak.
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UPDATE: March 21, 2018 The second involved vehicle that fled from officers related to this incident has been recovered. The vehicle was identified as a Ford Fusion which had been reported stolen on 3/20/18 at 05:00AM from the area of 5600 Jersey Ridge Road. Officers located the vehicle unoccupied in the area of 1700 W 12th Street. Additional follow-up is being done, no further information is available at this time. ORIGINAL RELEASE: #DPDMediaRelease: Shots Fired/Pursuit On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Davenport Police were dispatched to the 1200 block of Warren St. after receiving a 911 call reporting shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found that one residence had been struck and a spent casing was found in the street in front of the residence. No injuries were reported. During the investigation, two suspect vehicles and the occupants were identified. Both vehicles had previously been reported stolen. At about 5:50 pm officers located the suspect vehicles in the 2800 block of Eastern Ave. Two separate pursuits were simultaneously initiated after each failed to stop for emergency vehicles. One pursuit was quickly terminated after the vehicle was lost. The second pursuit lasted for approximately 15 minutes. The suspect vehicle sideswiped two un-involved vehicles during the pursuit. The driver of one of those vehicles complained of minor injuries. The pursuit ended after the suspect vehicle crashed near the intersection of Ridgewood Ave and Hillcrest Ave. Four occupants were taken in custody after the crash without incident. One of the occupants was treated for minor injuries. No officers were injured during this incident. Officers confiscated two handguns during a search of the vehicle. The following individuals were charged as a result of this incident: -Edwin Goodwin, 19, Davenport, IA was charged with Theft 2nd, Felon in Possession, Driving while Barred, Felony Eluding, Leaving the Scene of an Injury Accident and Intimidation with a Weapon. Goodwin was also charged for an outstanding warrant for 5 counts of Robbery 1st and another for failing to appear for operating a motor vehicle without owner’s consent. He has no bond. -Charrle Burrage, 17, Davenport, IA was charged with Theft 2nd, Intimidation with a Weapon, and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. He has no bond. -Nessiah Clark, 16, Davenport, IA was charged with Theft 2nd, Intimidation with a Weapon, and Carrying a Concealed weapon. He has no bond. -Darion Thomas, 17, Bettendorf, IA was charged with Theft 2nd, Intimidation with a Weapon, and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. He has no bond. Thomas is also being charged with two additional counts of Intimidation with a Weapon for his involvement in two separate shots fired incidents on March 11th, 2018 in the 400 block of S. Dittmer and 1300 Brady St. This incident remains under investigation and no other 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 “CityConnect Davenport, IA” or “CrimeReports by Motorola”.
UPDATE: The driver of the motorcycle is identified as Timothy Douglas (54 YOA) of Moline, IL. ORIGINAL POST: #DPDMediaRelease: On Tuesday 3/20/18, at approximately 0248 hours, Davenport Police, Davenport Fire, and Medic EMS responded to a single vehicle (motorcycle) crash with injuries on the Interstate 280 exit ramp to Rockingham Road. A construction crew arriving at a work scene discovered the accident and alerted authorities. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to Genesis Medical Center (East Campus) and died a short time later. The name of the driver is being held until family notifications can be made. The investigation is being conducted by the Davenport Police Department, Traffic Safety Unit. Further information will be released when available.
Chief Sikorski had the pleasure of giving a station tour to an incredibly bright and passionate young man named Xander. Perhaps one day Xander will become a Davenport Police Officer or even Chief. Thank you for the wonderful letter Xander!
On Saturday, March 17, 2018, at approximately 11:23 PM Officers were dispatched to the area of 600 W 4th Street reference to a shots fired call. Officers located a scene and determined that an occupied vehicle was shot at and damaged by gunfire. While on scene, witnesses pointed out the suspect and suspect vehicle which had returned to the area while officers were investigating the incident. Officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle which fled at a high rate of speed. Officers pursued the vehicle to the 1900 block of Warren Street where it lost control and struck a tree. The driver, and only occupant, was identified as James Harrell, 28, of Davenport. Harrell was transported to Genesis East Hospital with serious injuries. Damage did occur to the yard where the vehicle crashed. A firearm was recovered from the vehicle. No other injuries or damage was reported. The investigation is on-going and several charges are pending. No further information is available at this time.
#DPDMediaRelease: KIMBERLY AND PINE ACCIDENT On Sunday, 3/18/18 at about 7:22 p.m. members of the Davenport Police, Fire and Medic EMS responded to the intersection of Pine St. and 38th Pl. for a vehicle/motorcycle crash. Initial investigation revealed a Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling south on Pine St. through the intersection with Kimberly Rd. Several witnesses report the motorcycle was travelling at a high rate of speed into a residential area. A passenger car was driving eastbound on 38th Pl., attempting to turn north onto Pine St. as the motorcycle approached this uncontrolled intersection. The preliminary investigation revealed the motorcycle lost control, began to go into a slide as it struck the driver’s side, front corner of the passenger car as it entered Pine St. As a result of this collision, the operator of the motorcycle sustained serious injuries and after being taken to Genesis Hospitals he died as a result of these injuries. The operator of the passenger car was not injured. Identities of involved parties are not being released at this time pending proper notification of next of kin. Investigation is being conducted by the Davenport Police Department, Traffic Safety Unit. Further information will be released when available.
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#DPDMediaRelease: On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at approximately 11:53 PM Officers were dispatched to the area of 1100 Scott Street reference to a report of shots fired. Officers arriving in the area located a scene (casings) and canvassed the neighborhood Witness information described two vehicles chasing one another with at least one vehicle shooting at the other. Suspect vehicle descriptions were shared with all responding units. No reports of injuries or damage from the initial call. Within several minutes, Officers in the area of 1400 Myrtle Street located a vehicle matching the suspect vehicle description from the shots fired call. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but the vehicle fled, resulting in a pursuit. Officers attempted to deploy tire deflation devices (Stop-Sticks) in the area 3rd and Harrison Street. The driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid the tire deflation devices and lost control of the vehicle, striking a building in the 200 block of Harrison Street. A squad car made contact with the vehicle to keep it pinned, preventing it from fleeing again. Two subjects exited the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot but were quickly apprehended by officers pursuing them on foot. A total of 6 occupants were in the suspect vehicle. The vehicle was reported stolen on March 12, 2018 from the area of 4300 West Locust Street. Two firearms were recovered from the vehicle. The following charges were filed: - The Driver was identified as Cavereon Smith, 20, of Davenport was charged with – Theft 2nd, Carrying Weapons, Interference with Official Acts, Felony Eluding, Driving under Suspension and several other traffic violations. - Corionte Williams, 19, of Davenport was charged with – Theft 2nd, Carrying Weapons and Interference with Official Acts. - Caleb Heath, 19, of Davenport was charged with – Theft 2nd, Carrying Weapons and Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon. - Three female juveniles (15, 16, and 17) were all charged with Theft 2nd and Carrying Weapons. The stolen vehicle and one squad car sustained damages and one officer sustained minor injuries during the apprehension. 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 “CrimeReports by Motorola”.
#DPDMediaRelease: Domestic Disturbance, Officer Involved Shooting 2100 Grand Ave On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at approximately 3:57 AM Officers were dispatched to the area of 2800 Arlington Avenue reference to a Domestic Call. The initial information provided was that a 43-year-old male subject had armed himself with a gun and was walking towards the area of Locust and Grand Avenue, where he intended to confront a female subject who had previously filed a restraining order on him. An Officer located the subject walking in the 2100 block of Grand Avenue shortly after the call and attempted to approach him. The subject produced a handgun. The officer drew their service weapon and shots were fired. The officer was able to disarm the subject and take him into custody. The subject was treated on scene and transported to Genesis East Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The Officer was not injured. In following our Officer Involved Shooting protocol, Investigators from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the scene. No other injuries or damage was reported. 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 “CrimeReports by Motorola”.
#DPDMediaRelease: On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at approximately 6:17 PM Officers responded to the 1500 block of Esplanade Ave reference to a report of shots fired. Officers arriving in the area located a scene (casings) and canvased the neighborhood. No reported injuries or damage. Detectives are following up on the incident. On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at approximately 02:37 AM Officers patrolling heard gunshots and received calls of shots fired from the area of 600 W 13th Street. Officers arriving in the area located a scene (casings) and also located a house that was damaged in the 600 block of W 13th Street. Officers checked on the residents and canvased the neighborhood. No reported injuries or other damage. Detectives are following up on the incident; no additional information is available at this time. Anyone with information regarding this incident 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 Monday, 3/5/18, at approximately 8:00 a.m. Davenport Police, Davenport Fire, and Medic EMS responded to a vehicle crash with injuries on Interstate 74 eastbound lanes, south of the interchange with Interstate 80. A tow truck was attempting to recover a vehicle from the east ditch of Interstate 74. During the recovery attempt, the tow truck and vehicle it was pulling from the ditch entered the eastbound lanes of travel. An SUV traveling eastbound in the left lane collided with the tow truck within the left lane. Both the driver of the tow truck and SUV were transported to local hospitals for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the tow truck was issued a simple misdemeanor traffic citation as a result of this collision. As a result of further witness interviews, the driver of the second vehicle will also be issued a misdemeanor traffic citation. An investigation is being conducted by the Davenport Police Department, Traffic Safety Unit. Further information will be released when available.
#DPDMediaRelease: On Friday, March 2, 2018, Davenport Police Detectives made two arrests in conjunction with this incident. - Tristin Alderman, age 22, of Davenport was taken into custody at 600 Main St. He is being charged with; Murder 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, and Conspiracy to Commit Forcible Felony. - Nakita Wiseman, age 21, of Bettendorf was taken into custody at 3700 Creek Hill (Bettendorf). He is being charged with; Murder 1st Degree, Robbery 1st Degree, and Conspiracy to Commit Forcible Felony. Alderman and Wiseman are being held in the Scott County Jail. This is an ongoing investigation and no further information is available at this time. Original Release: September 22, 2017 On Friday, September 22, 2017, at approximately 7:34AM Police responded to the 1300 block of S Nevada Avenue in reference to two gunshot victims. Brady Tumlinson, age 20, of Davenport was pronounced dead at the scene. A second adult was transported to Genesis Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Detectives are actively working this investigation. 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”.
Chief Sikorski reads to Garfield School second graders.
The 2018 Iowa Quad City Law Enforcement Camp is sponsored by the Davenport Police Department, Bettendorf Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff's Office. This year's camp will be held June 11-15th. The camp is a one week, 27 hour, glimpse of what law enforcement is all about. It is intended for high school and college individuals who are interested in a career in law enforcement. Instruction and demonstrations will be given by personnel from the participating agencies who have expertise in selected fields of law enforcement. The program is intended to give participants a hands-on experience. For more information or to sign-up, visit: www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/lecamp
Thank you to everyone who stopped to see us yesterday at Mayor Frank Klipsch's Teen Job Fair!