News/Media

Public Information Officers (PIO)

 
DPS General Inquiries  
Debbie McClung, Strategic Communications Bureau Chief Cell: 515.444.8941
  mcclung@dps.state.ia.us
Iowa State Patrol  
Sergeant Alex Dinkla Cell: 515.443.6644
  dinkla@dps.state.ia.us
Investigative Operations  
Division of Criminal Investigation - Assistant Director Mitch Mortvedt Cell: 402.650.7458
  mortvedt@dps.state.ia.us
Division of Narcotics Enforcement - Assistant Director Ryan Moore Cell: 515.291.2239
  rmoore@dps.state.ia.us
State Fire Marshal - Special Agent in Charge Ron Humphrey Cell: 515.208.7648
  humphrey@dps.state.ia.us
Division of Intelligence & Fusion Center - Assistant Director Patrick Waymire Cell: 515.669.2204
  waymire@dps.state.ia.us

 

Public Records Requests

Iowans have a right to examine and request copies of public records of the Department by letter, telephone, electronic means such as fax or email, or in person.

Requests for public records must be submitted as follows:

By Mail:
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Public Information Office
Attn: Public Records Request
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
By Email:
recordsrequest@dps.state.ia.us
By Phone:
Public Information Officers (PIOs) listed above
In Person:
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Public Information Office
Attn: Public Records Request
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Or visit the district office believed to be in possession of the record.

 

News Archive

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