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Cedar Rapids Police Department

Driver's Ed
Posted by Paul Brennan | Jul 11, 2017

It’s been called a texting ban, but the new law impacting Iowa drivers and their phones goes beyond just texting. As of July 1, drivers are prohibited from viewing “images...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 17, 2017

Jerime “Danky” Mitchell of Cedar Rapids, who was shot during a traffic stop Nov 1, 2016 and consequently paralyzed from the neck down, and his wife Bracken filed a lawsuit...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Jan 4, 2017

A report in The Gazette followed up on a lockdown last week of a Cedar Rapids school and daycare center, when a bomb squad was called in to deal with...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Dec 20, 2016

Photo by Antonin The Cedar Rapids Police Department has been investigating incidents in which counterfeit bills were received as part of Craigslist transactions, according to a press release sent out...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Dec 9, 2016

Dash camera video from the Nov. 1 police shooting was released Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. -- screenshot via Cedar Rapids Police Department video Members of the Iowa-Nebraska NAACP and family...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Dec 7, 2016

Photo by Adam Burke A Linn County grand jury will not indict Cedar Rapids Police Officer Lucas Jones following the Nov. 1 shooting that left Jerime "Danky" Mitchell paralyzed, according...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Nov 21, 2016

Photo by Adam Burke A grand jury will be convened to determine whether criminal charges are warranted following the use of deadly force by Cedar Rapids Police Officer Lucas Jones...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Nov 15, 2016

Individuals held signs outside the Cedar Rapids City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016 in response to the officer-involved shooting of Jerime 'Danky' Mitchell. -- photo by Lauren Shotwell...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Nov 8, 2016

Photo by Huw Loaring A man shot last week by a Cedar Rapids police officer during a traffic stop has been paralyzed from the neck down, according to published comments...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Nov 1, 2016

An officer-involved shooting stemming from a traffic stop in Cedar Rapids this morning is now under investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation. The shooting occurred shortly after 1:15...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Sep 30, 2016

Photo by Huw Loaring The Cedar Rapids Police Department is investigating a fatal stabbing incident this morning that left an 18-year-old man dead. Police officers responded to a call around...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Sep 28, 2016

Photo by Huw Loaring As the Cedar River began its slow descent from peak flood stage, a shrinking evacuation area meant some area residents were able to go home Wednesday....

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Sep 27, 2016

Photo by Adam Burke Update: Cedar Rapids police identified the 13-year-old girl as Ireshia Parks, according to a Wednesday press release. The State Medical Examiner in Ankeny is expected to...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Sep 13, 2016

Photo by Huw Loaring Updated: Names of the officers involved in the shooting, Jeremiah White and Ashleigh Steil, were released Thursday following interviews with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation....