public safety

Crime, Justice and Public Safety
4:24 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Corrections Director: I'm Embarrassed by Prison Delays

Iowa State Penitentiary
Iowa Public Radio

Iowa’s top prison official was in the hot seat at the Capitol.   

Read more
5:00 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Hydrant Help

Residents can help keep hydrants free of snow by shoveling about three feet in each direction

Firefighters across the state are asking residents to help clear snow away from water hydrants so they can be ready to be used if needed. Cedar Falls Battalion Chief John Bostwick says being able to access the hydrant could cut down on the damage to the structure and may even save lives.

Read more