[Q&A] Des Moines Police Chief Wingert

Des Moines Police Chief Wingert

Des Moines Police Chief Dana Wingert

Chief Dana Wingert didn’t grow up dreaming about being a police officer. He was a married construction worker whose wife filled out the application for him and told him he was going to become a cop.

On Thursday, October 1, 2015, UrbanIowaToday.com (UIT) sat down with Chief Wingert to discuss his journey to becoming Des Moines’ top cop as well as his vision for the state’s largest police department.