Operational report by Iowa State Patrol, 2004

(2004) Operational report by Iowa State Patrol, 2004. Public Safety, Department of


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During 2004, State Troopers patrolled a total of 10.4 million miles on Iowa's roadways, focusing on traffic enforcement, criminal interdiction, and providing assistance to motorists in need. Comparatively, Troopers drove 11.1 million miles in 2003. The mileage difference between 2003 and 2004 reflects a 9% reduction in the number of Troopers patrolling Iowa's roadways. Prior to budget restraints that started in 2001, the State Patrol had 439 sworn positions and currently the State Patrol has 370 sworn positions. At full strength, the patrol's full compliment would be 451 Troopers. Current staffing levels are the lowest they have been since the 1960's.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Public Safety, DPS, Law Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol
Subjects: Public Safety > Administrative Services Division
Public Safety > State Fire Marshal Division
Public Safety > Division of Criminal Investigation
Public Safety > Intelligence Bureau
Public Safety > Division of Narcotics Enforcement
Public Safety > Commissioner Awards
Public Safety > Technology Services Bureau
Public Safety > Public Information Bureau
Public Safety > Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau
Public Safety > Iowa State Patrol Division
Public Safety
ID Code: 46002
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 29 Sep 2023 20:03
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2023 20:03
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/46002