In 2011, officers and staff of the Sioux City Police Department formed a committee to coordinate the construction of a museum on the 2nd floor of police headquarters.

The goal of the museum was to preserve the over 150 years of Sioux City Police History.

The “Hall of History” would slowly evolve as a resting place for various artifacts from all eras of the Sioux City Police Department, allowing visitors to understand the considerable changes to policing over the years.