News Flash


Posted on: November 20, 2018

Police to Use Body-Worn Cameras to Increase Protection

body worn camera

Sioux Center Police officers will soon be donning body-worn cameras as part of their uniforms.

The Sioux Center City Council approved a proposal to purchase body-worn cameras and the related equipment for the police department this week.

Police Chief Mike Halma said that equipping law enforcement officers with these cameras will assist them in continuing to provide the best possible protection and security for the community.

“Having body-worn cameras offers additional protection to our officers and the public. They add transparency and accountability, and these cameras are good evidence gatherers as well,” Halma said.

The new cameras will be worn on the front of the officer’s vest. Sioux Center Police officers currently use in-car video cameras.

The Sioux Center Police Department provides coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Its seven full-time officers and three reserve officers are committed to providing a safe place for citizens, enforcing laws and ordinances, preventing and detecting criminal activity, and protecting life and property.

Image: Panasonic Arbitrator camera.

Facebook Twitter Google Plus Email

Other News in Home

water meter

Meter Update is Underway in Sioux Center

Posted on: November 13, 2018
Highway 75 travel

Highway 75 Improvement Planning Continues

Posted on: September 19, 2018
Water tower

Painting Work Begins on North Water Tower

Posted on: September 7, 2018
water meter

In-home Meter Update to Begin this Fall

Posted on: August 28, 2018
Vernon Park

Vernon Park May Gain Green Space

Posted on: June 29, 2018
Mike Halma sworn in as chief of police

Halma Appointed Chief of Police

Posted on: June 7, 2018
10 green of The Ridge Golf Course

Fifty New Lots Approved Along Golf Course

Posted on: February 23, 2018
North water tower

Improvements Included in Utility Budgets

Posted on: February 5, 2018