Tony Higgins

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Service Record

Ankeny Iowa Police Department

Rank Officer[1]
Dates of Service Hired in 2013[1]
Last Known Status Suspended[1]

Incident Reports

Higgins had not been involved in any prior officer-involved shootings.[1]

2019 Shooting of Myles Regenold

Response Timeline

Higgins was placed on paid administrative leave.[1]

On March 2, 2021, Myles Regenold filed civil rights lawsuit against Higgins. Attorneys said video camera footage showed Regenold was unarmed and complying with the officers when he was shot.[2][3]

On September 23, 2021, the city of Ankeny agreed to a $500,000 settlement with Regenold.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ian Richardson, Ankeny police shoot unarmed burglary suspect', Des Moines Register, 2019-03-19
  2. Regenold v. Higgins, Justia Dockets and Filings
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ankeny settles over police shooting of unarmed suspect, AP News, 2021-09-23