April 6, 2021

DES MOINES, Iowa - Iowa State Patrol Public Information Officer Sergeant Alex Dinkla will be out of the office starting Thursday, April 7, 2022 and returning Saturday, April 16, 2022. 
For General ISP related incidents or information, Trooper Ryan DeVault will cover his responsibilities Thursday, April 7, 2022 through Friday, April 15, 2022.  

For FOIA or Records Requests, please email recordsrequest@dps.state.ia.us

Trooper Ryan DeVault 
Email: devault@dps.state.ia.us 
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