August 2, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa State Patrol Public Information Officer Sergeant Alex Dinkla will be out of the office starting Monday, August 2, 2021 and returning Monday, August 9, 2021. 
Lieutenant Nathan Ludwig will cover his responsibilities Monday, August 2nd through Thursday, August 5th. Trooper Ryan DeVault will cover his responsibilities from Friday, August 6th through Sunday, August 8th. 

Lieutenant Nathan Ludwig 
Phone: 515-745-2863

Trooper Ryan DeVault 
Phone: 515-971-3206


The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state. It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.

Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 E 7th St
Des Moines IA 50319