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Name

Southern District of Iowa

District Office Contact

Des Moines - District Headquarters

  • Phone: (515) 284-6240

Davenport Sub-Office

  • Phone: (563) 884-7667
Southern District of Iowa
Name

Southern District of Iowa

Ted G. Kamatchus

U.S. Marshal Ted G. Kamatchus

Marshal Kamatchus began his law enforcement career in 1976. While attending both Mankato State University (Criminal Justice) and Mankato Area Vocational Technical Institute (Sales and Marketing), he worked as a Police Officer for the LeCenter, Waterville and St. Peter Minnesota Police Departments. In 1980 he joined the Marshalltown, Iowa Police Department where he served as an officer and Investigator. In December of 1987, he was appointed to complete the term of former Sheriff Derald "Bud" Gonzales as Sheriff of Marshall County Iowa. In November of 1988, he was elected to what would be the first of his seven four-year terms in office.

District Task Force Contact

Southern Iowa Fugitive Task Force (SIFTF)

Purpose: Locate and arrest violent local, state and federal fugitives.

Participants:

  • U.S. Marshals Service (USMS)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)
  • Polk County Sheriff's Office
  • Iowa Department of Public Safety

Phone: (515) 323-2899

24 hour phone line: (515) 284-6240

County

Adair, Adams, Appanoose, Audubon, Boone, Cass, Clarke, Clinton, Dallas, Davis, Decatur, Des Moines, Fremont, Greene, Guthrie, Harrison, Henry, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Lucas, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, Marshall, Mills, Monroe, Montgomery, Muscatine, Page, Polk, Pottawattamie, Poweshiek, Ringgold, Scott, Shelby, Story, Taylor, Union, Van Buren, Wapello, Warren, Washington, Wayne

Court: in Des Moines, Council Bluffs, Creston, Davenport, Keokuk, Ottumwa

The organizational structure of the district can be found in the United States Code Title 28, Part I, Chapter 5, Section 95.

Profiled Fugitives

If you have information on any fugitives, please call 1-888-869-4589. (24 Hour Tip Line)

The policies and procedures of the various U.S. Marshals Service District Offices found on this website may vary depending on local rules, local needs, and legal and policy interpretations. These policies and procedures, and any variations among District Offices, are not intended to, do not, and may not be relied upon to create any rights, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law by any party or person in any matter civil or criminal. Nor are any limitations thereby placed on otherwise lawful U.S. Marshals Service prerogatives.