Fallen Officer's In Des Moines Metro

Des Moines and Urbandale police seals over a blue line.

Joint Media Release

November 2nd, 2016

It is with great sadness today that we learn of the shooting deaths of two Des Moines metro area police officers early this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the fallen officers and the brave men and women of the Des Moines Police Department and the Urbandale Police Department. We want to express our unified support for the courageous men and women within our local law enforcement agencies and around the country. We will continue our support for all law enforcement in our quest for peace and safety.


Sheriff Dennis Conard

Chief Paul Sikorski

Chief Phil Redington

November 2, 2016