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To pursue justice as we represent the United States of America in civil and criminal litigation in the most effective manner possible.

To provide leadership in our interactions with all federal, state, and local agencies as well as the community, and to serve as a liaison between them.

To foster public trust and confidence in law enforcement and the federal judicial system.








August 25, 2014

Omaha Contractor and Companies Plead Guilty to Fraud Scheme

August 21, 2014

Federal Court Sentences Muscatine Man on Illegal Re-entry Charge

Quad Cities Area Couple Sentenced for Fraud on the Social Security Administration

August 15, 2014

Five Indicted in Des Moines Property Flipping Investigation

Council Bluffs Doctor Sentenced on Federal Child Pornography Charges

Federal Court Sentences Burlington Man on Charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Federal Court Sentences Burlington Man on Charge of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

Davenport Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Offense

Davenport Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Trafficking Offense

July 29, 2014

Jasper County Man Sentenced to 168 Months in Prison on Child Pornography Charges

Federal Court Sentenced Former Davenport Man on Possession of Child Pornography Charge

Owner of Lone Wolf Outdoor Supplies in Calamas is Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Transfer of Unregistered Machine Gun

West Des Moines Woman Sentenced for Fentanyl Distribution

July 28, 2014

Former Iowa City Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

July 25, 2014

Central Iowa Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Offense

July 18, 2014

Coralville Man Sentenced on Federal Felon in Possession Charge

Davenport Men Sentenced On Federal Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

Federal Court Sentences Former Davenport Man on Child Enticement Charge

Omaha Nebraska Resident Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison on Federal Charge of Sex Trafficking

Essex Iowa Resident Sentenced to 60 months in Prison For Federal Charge of Using a Computer to Transport Obscene Material

July 7, 2014

Ten Individuals Sentenced in Des Moines Methamphetamine Conspiracy

July 3, 2014

Newton Man Sentenced to 8 years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

July 2, 2014

Harrison County Resident Sentenced to Nine Years Imprisonment on Federal Charge of Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

Chinese National Arrested for Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets

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Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee

Training and seminars for Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.

Project Safe Childhood

Help us combat the proliferation of sexual exploitation crimes against children.

Defending Childhood

Develop knowledge and spread awareness about children's exposure to violence.

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