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Two DNR Conservation Officers placed on leave following incident Thursday

  • 9/21/2019 3:48:00 PM
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DES MOINES, Iowa – Two DNR Conservation Officers have been placed on paid administrative leave following an incident that took place Thursday, Sept., 19, involving their response to a dispute between two women at the corner of 2nd and Court avenues in downtown Des Moines.

“Two Iowa DNR conservation officers have been placed on administrative leave following an incident that occurred last night at the Court Ave District. There are many questions left to be answered and we are working with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation to conduct a full, fair, and thorough investigation into the matter,” said Alex Murphy, DNR Director of Communications.