Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Updated Media Contact Information

Des Moines, IOWA --- The Department of Public Safety would like to introduce Lieutenant Robert Hansen, as the Public Information Bureau Chief.  Lieutenant Hansen will join Jessica Lown, Communications Manager as the Department strives to increase media outreach during critical incidents and as new initiatives are introduced.

Lieutenant Hansen, (Public Information Officer) will serve as the primary contact for Departmental media inquiries:
                Lieutenant Robert Hansen
                (515) 725-6135 (o)
                (515) 418-4701 (w)

Jessica Lown, (Communications Manager) will remain a point of contact for media related outreach.
                Jessica Lown
                (515) 725-6189 (o)
                (515) 208-7679 (c)

The State Patrol Division within DPS will continue to use Sergeant Scott Bright as a point of contact specifically related to State Patrol media inquiries.
                Sergeant Scott Bright
                (515) 725-6093 (o)
                (515) 745-2863 (w)



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