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Johnson County Attorney rules ICPD officers were justified in shooting suspect

The shooting of a criminal suspect by two Iowa City Police Department officers last month was justified, Johnson County Attorney Janet Lyness announced on Friday. ICPD Officer Alex Stricker and ICPD Officer Travis Neeld “acted with reasonable force in defending themselves and others,” when they discharged their weapons on May 9, striking Michael Cintron-Caceres, according to a statement from the county attorney’s office. […]

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Police: Armed Missouri man pulls out loaded gun magazine at Ped Mall bar, gets into scuffle with staff

A man from Bowling Green, Missouri was arrested Wednesday night in the Ped Mall after allegedly pulling out a loaded gun magazine while being kicked out by bar staff, according to the Iowa City Police Department. Police were called to the Ped Mall shortly after 10 p.m. after receiving a report about a man with […]

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Reports of Domestic violence on the rise in Iowa City

Domestic Violence in IC

It can happen with any couple, in any relationship, to persons of any gender. And lately it’s been happening in overwhelming numbers to those in Iowa City. From Jan. 1 to July 14 of this year, there were 301 domestic violence-related calls and 133 associated arrests reported by the Iowa City Police Department (ICPD). To […]

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