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West Des Moines Police PIO transfer

Post Date:08/06/2018 3:00 PM

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Recently, Sergeant Anthony Giampolo was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. As he engages his new responsibilities, the West Des Moines Police Department introduces Sergeant Dan Wade as the incoming Public Information Officer. This transition is effective August 6, 2018.

Sergeant Wade started his law enforcement career with the West Des Moines Police Department in 1998. He has served in nearly every area of the organization including patrol, community outreach, school resource officer, and investigations. In 2014 he was promoted to sergeant and assigned to patrol. In 2018 he was transferred to the Special Operations Unit where he works daily with officers and support personnel who supplement the department’s effort to unite, with the community, to preserve the safety of West Des Moines for all residents, businesses, and visitors.

Sergeant Wade is looking forward to developing relationships with media professionals in central Iowa and encourages them to subscribe for automatic email notification of official releases at  


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