• DMPD K9 Teams wins First Place

    The DMPD K9 Team attended the Annual Region 21 Narcotic Trials in Fort Madison, Ia and for the first time in DMPD history, the team received first place during the competition for overall best team achievements.


  • Mounted Patrol Training

    Mounted Patrol officers and their horses train in a variety of unusual environments.


Traffic Unit


The Traffic Unit is a line of support that provides technical expertise to the department in the areas of accident investigation, drunk and/or impaired driving detection and arrest and the operation of speed detection Doppler and Laser Radar. This unit is responsible for the investigation of all serious and fatal motor vehicle accidents that occur within the city limits. The Unit investigates citizen complaints of speeding vehicles, illegal parking and other traffic related issues. The Unit facilitates the planning and coordination of security, police escorts and/or crowd control for over 80 special events each year.

More information about our Traffic Units


DMPD Traffic Complaint Hot-Line


Speed and Traffic Enforcement


Accident Investigation


Hit and Run Investigations


OWI / Drug Recognition Testing


Crossing Guards


Special Events and Parades