KPLAY Mother Son Night

Saturday May 13th a mother and son night out was held to raise funds to support the KPLAY Fund. Tri-State area mothers and their sons enjoyed an evening of dinner, dancing and laughs while at the same time raising money for the purpose of bringing all-inclusive play equipment for all children in Keokuk, Iowa.

Keokuk Police Captain Bob Hafliger came out to the event to meet with the mothers and their sons sharing in the evening’s festivities and giving a tour of his squad car.


Images above are courtesy of Mississippi Valley Photography.

2017 Southeast Iowa Regional Law enforcement Testing



Southeast Iowa Regional Law Enforcement Testing Center has scheduled police officer/deputy testing to be held Saturday, June 3, 2017, registration is at 07:30 a.m. and testing starts at 08:00 a.m. at Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, IA.

An application to test must be turned into SEIRT, C/O Major Grimshaw at 424 N. 3rd Street, Burlington, Iowa 52601 and MUST be received at the Burlington Police Department by 5:oo p.m. May 19, 2017.

Applications to test can be picked up at any of the below listed agencies or by visiting SEIRT Testing Packet:

  • Burlington Police Department
  • Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office
  • Fairfield Police Department
  • Fort Madison Police Department
  • Henry County Sheriff ‘s Office
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
  • Keokuk Police Department
  • Lee County Sheriff’s Office
  • Mt. Pleasant Police Department
  • West Burlington Police Department


The City of Keokuk is Accepting Applications for Three Positions


City of Keokuk – Full-time position with excellent benefit package available in the Bridge Maintenance and the Street Department.  Position requires current possession of a CDL, ability to perform regular heavy lifting, working in all weather conditions and must meet residency requirements of the City of Keokuk. Pickup an application at City of Keokuk, Public Works Department, 415 Blondeau Street or on the link below. Applications must be returned to City Hall by Thursday, April 13th. A pre-employment physical and drug test will be required.  The City of Keokuk is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




The City of Keokuk has positions open for life guarding and general pool employees at the Keokuk Aquatic Center.  Employment requires living within five (5) miles of the City of Keokuk. Applications available on the link below or at the Public Works Department, 415 Blondeau Street until Thursday, April 13th. The City of Keokuk is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Lee County Crime Stopper Fundraiser

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.


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No Shave November

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.”



Lee County Crime Stoppers Fundraiser

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.