Iowa City police working to improve relationships with the community

The Iowa City Police Department is working to foster trust and improve relationships with the community by addressing racial profiling and bridging the gap between police officers and minorities, Iowa City Police Chief Jody Matherly said in an address to the Iowa City Council during its April 18 work session. […]

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New Iowa City police chief hosting Coffee with a Cop on Friday

Coffee with a Cop Bruegger’s Bagels (245 Iowa Ave.) — Friday, Jan. 27 at 9 a.m. Iowa City Police Chief Jody Matherly, who was sworn into his new position on Monday, will be at the downtown Bruegger’s Bagels (245 Iowa Ave.) tomorrow morning to meet with community members for a Coffee with a Cop event. […]

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Altoona Police Chief Jody Matherly recommended for Iowa City chief

Jody Matherly, who has served as police chief in Altoona and Grinnell, Iowa, has been recommended as the new Iowa City police chief, according to a memo to the Iowa City Council. The council will make an official decision during its next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Matherly would take over the role Jan. […]

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