On Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. members of the Keokuk Police Department, Ft. Madison Police Department and Lee County Sheriff’s Office participated in a fundraiser for Lee County Crime Stoppers at both Keokuk and Ft. Madison Hy-Vee locations.
There was a competition between the two stores that raised $1,975. Bragging rights for this friendly competition went to the Keokuk Hy-Vee which raised $1,705 and Ft. Madison raised $270. We would like to thank everyone that came out to both locations and donated to Lee County Crime Stoppers.
Officers of the Keokuk Police Department participated in their 2nd Annual “No Shave November” Fundraiser. Traditionally ; officers have been allowed to have a mustache without any other facial hair. With a donation to Stand Up To Cancer, they will be able to grow facial hair during the month of November. We will donate $650.00 to Stand Up To Cancer, in honor of the people in our community that have dealt with many types of cancer.
Stand Up To Cancer is a groundbreaking initiative created to accelerate innovative cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now.
“This is where the end of cancer begins: when we unite in one unstoppable movement and Stand Up To Cancer.” – http://www.standup2cancer.org/
Lee County Crime Stoppers FUNDRAISER: December 8th 4:00-7:00 p.m. at both Keokuk and Ft. Madison Hy-Vee locations. All-you-can-eat chili and garlic bread $5/person. All proceed donated to Crime Stoppers.
There is a competition between Ft Madison Hy-Vee and Keokuk Hy-Vee to see who can raise the most money for Crime Stoppers. All for a good cause and of course bragging rights.
Come support us on December 8th from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Keokuk Police Cadet Courtney Dalton attended a memorial service for slain Des Moines Police Sergeant Anthony Beminio and Urbandale Police Officer Justin Turner at the Chapel at Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa. During the service, Dalton read aloud the obituaries of the two slain officers. Officer Craig Bastert and Officer Tanner Walden attended the funeral of slain Urbandale Police Officer Justin Turner on Tuesday November 8th in Rockwell City, Iowa. Both Bastert and Walden graduated with Turner from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in December of 2015.
The Keokuk Police Department, through its Little Red Basket program, put on the annual Halloween First Stop at the River City Mall on October 31, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Funds from the Little Red Basket provided approximately $4,500.00 towards the purchase of candy. Wal-Mart in Keokuk provided an additional $500.00 worth of candy; which brought the total dollar amount of candy handed out in 2016 to $5,000.
During First Stop, employees of the Keokuk Police Department, their families, and students from Konnections at the Keokuk High School, handed out candy to children from Keokuk and the surrounding area.