Iowa Capitol Police

  • Agency: Iowa Capitol Police
  • Address: 215 East 7th Street, Des Moines, 50319 IA
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Phone: (515) 725-6090
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Iowa Capitol Police is located at 215 East 7th Street, Des Moines, 50319 IA. The Iowa Capitol Police phone number is (515) 725-6090.

Iowa Capitol Police News

41st Academy Graduate Ethan Achterhoff lives in West Des Moines with his wife, Jordan, but is originally from Orange City, Iowa. Ethan graduated in May from Iowa State University and is assigned to Sac County in District 5. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Achterhoff!

41st Academy Graduate Tyler Benjamin is from Peosta, Iowa and will be assigned to District 11 – Cedar Rapids. Prior to joining the Iowa State Patrol Tyler was a sheriff’s deputy in Colorado for six years. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Benjamin!

41st Academy Graduate Justin Boecker is from Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Justin attended Western Illinois University and earned a Bachelors in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration and a Bachelors in Sociology. Justin is also a licensed Paramedic. Justin will be assigned to District 11, Linn County. Prior to joining the Iowa State Patrol, Justin was a Police Officer in Cedar Rapids, IA for 11 years. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Boecker!

41st Academy Graduate Caleb Burke is originally from Boone Iowa, and will be going to District 16 – Capitol Complex. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Burke

41st Academy Graduate Nathan Christian is originally from Glidden, Iowa. He attended Simpson College and graduated with a Criminal Justice degree. Nathan worked for the Carroll Police Department for two years prior to joining the Iowa State Patrol. He will be assigned to District 4 - Greene County. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Christian!

41st Academy Graduate Harrison Densmore is from Ankeny, Iowa and will be stationed at District 16 – Capitol Complex. He is recently married and currently resides in Ames. Prior to the DPS academy, Harrison worked full time for the Army National Guard. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Densmore!

41st Academy Graduate Ross Dillavou is coming to the Patrol from Clinton, Iowa as a prior firefighter/paramedic. He was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa where he is also being assigned upon graduation from the 41st basic academy. He is married to his wife, Jessica, and they have two sons and one daughter. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Dillavou!

41st Academy Graduate Kyle Green is from York, Pennsylvania and will be stationed in Iowa County District 11. He is married to wife, Melody, and they have three children. Kyle previously served as Nuclear Security for eight years at Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station and was in the Navy Reserves for seven years. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Green!

41st Academy Graduate Josh Gronewold is from Mendon, Illinois. Gronewold attended Hannibal LaGrange University where he graduated with a bachelor in Criminal Justice and played baseball. Prior to getting hired by the Iowa State Patrol, Gronewold worked for the Keokuk, Iowa Police Department for three and half years. Gronewold has been assigned to Lee County in District 13, Mt. Pleasant. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Gronewold!

41st Academy Graduate Dylan Hernandez is from Des Moines, Iowa. He will be assigned to District 16, Capitol Complex. Prior to becoming a member of the Iowa State Patrol as a Trooper, Dylan was a civilian Peace Officer Candidate. Dylan is 19 years old and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in Des Moines in 2017. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Hernandez!

41st Academy Graduate Trisha Huerta is from Griswold, Iowa. Before joining the Iowa State Patrol, Huerta graduated from The University of Iowa where she attained a BA in Criminology, Law and Justice. She will be assigned to Pottawattamie County in District 3. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Huerta!

41st Academy Graduate John Iriarte is from Plainfield, Iowa. John is married to his wife Chainee and they have three kids. John will be assigned to District 9 - Hardin County. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Iriarte!

41st Academy Graduate Zachary Jensen is originally from Greenfield, Iowa. Zach is being assigned to Shelby County in District 4. Zach is currently serving the country in the Iowa Air National Guard. Before joining the Iowa State Patrol, he was active duty in the Air force for eight years. He is married to his wife, Lindsey, and has two boys. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Jensen!

41st Academy Graduate Neal Johnson is originally from Delhi, Iowa. He will be assigned to District 8. He is married to Carrie Johnson and has two children. Prior to joining the Iowa State Patrol, Neal worked in agriculture raising hogs and cattle. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Johnson!

41st Academy Graduate Heather Keech lives in Osage, Iowa. She graduated from St. Ansgar High School and attended North Iowa Area Community College where she first became interested in law enforcement. Keech has been assigned to Mitchell County in District 8, Mason City. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Keech!

41st Academy Graduate Tyler Mathis is coming to the Patrol from Lawton, Iowa and will be stationed in District 4 - Harrison County. Tyler is currently serving in the Iowa Army National Guard. He also serves as a volunteer firefighter and EMT in his free time. Before attending the academy Tyler received his BA in History and BA in Criminal Justice from the University of South Dakota. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Mathis!

41st Academy Graduate Josh Missman from Algona will be assigned to Kossuth County District 7. He spent the past 11 years in law enforcement working between the Algona Police Department and the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office. He is married to Erin Missman and has two kids. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Missman!

41st Academy Graduate Coby Mooers is originally from Carlisle, Iowa. Coby graduated from Iowa State University with a double major in criminal justice and psychology in 2015. Before joining the Iowa State Patrol, Coby was a police officer with the Iowa State University Police Department for two and a half years. Coby is assigned to Hamilton County in District 7. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Mooers!

41st Academy Graduate Emory Ochoa is from Garner, Iowa. Ochoa spent the previous seven and a half years as an Iowa State University Police Officer. Ochoa will be assigned to Hancock County in District 8. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Ochoa!

41st Academy Graduate Kelsie Peterson is from Drakesville, Iowa. Peterson graduated from South Dakota State University this past December. Peterson has been assigned to District 16 - Capitol Complex. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Peterson!

41st Academy Graduate Corey Richards is from Polk City, Iowa. Prior to getting hired by the Iowa State Patrol, Richards attended the University of Northern Iowa where he graduated with a double major in Criminology and Family Services. While in college Richards had a summer internship with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. Richards has been assigned to District 16 - Capitol Complex. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Richards!

41st Academy Graduate Glen Smith is originally from Britt, Iowa and studied Criminal Justice for a year at North Iowa Area Community College before joining the Iowa State Patrol. Glen will be stationed at District 16 - Capitol Complex. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Smith!

41st Academy Graduate Seth Stadtmueller is originally from Monticello, Iowa and will be assigned to District 16, Capitol Complex. Stadtmueller attended the University of Northern Iowa while serving in the Iowa Air National Guard. Prior to joining the Iowa State Patrol, Stadtmueller worked as a criminal analyst for the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force in Waterloo, Iowa. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Stadtmueller!

41st Academy Graduate Austin Westpfahl is from Jesup, Iowa. Westpfahl attended Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo where he graduated with an AAS Degree in Police Science and Wildlife Management. Prior to joining the Iowa State Patrol, Westpfahl was a Deputy with the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office for the past six and a half years. Westpfahl has been assigned to Poweshiek County in District 11, Cedar Rapids. Please join us in welcoming Trooper Westpfahl!

From Camp Dodge - Johnston Congratulations to the graduates of the 41st DPS Basic Academy. Welcome to the family of the Iowa State Patrol.