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
March 12, 2015
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Iowa Department of Public Safety Introduces New Public Information Bureau

Des Moines, IOWA – The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is pleased to announce a new public information team that will serve as the liaison between the media and public to the Iowa Department of Public Safety.

Sgt. Nathan Ludwig, Iowa State Patrol, and Alex Murphy, make up the new Public Information Bureau, and together will both serve as the Public Information Officers for the Department of Public Safety.

An informal meet and greet will be held on Friday, March 13, 2015, from 10:00AM to 10:30AM at DPS Headquarters (215 East 7th Street, Des Moines) for members of the media and public to get to know both members of the new Bureau.

The team will continue to focus on keeping the public informed about safety issues and maintaining transparency in government.  Watch for changes in the Department’s social media presence in the future, and other uses of technology that will promote public safety.

New Open Records Request Line:

Contact information:

Sgt. Nathan Ludwig:    Office: (515) 725-6093     Cell: (515) 745-2863
Iowa State Patrol/DPS   Email:

Alex Murphy:                Office: (515) 725-6189     Cell: (515) 443-3014
Investigative                   Email:

Sergeant Nathan Ludwig

Alex Murphy



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