Iowa State Patrol getting new Chief

DES MOINES, Iowa- The Iowa State Patrol will soon have a new leader. Captain Nathan Fulk will be sworn in Friday as the 17th Chief of the Iowa State Patrol.

Fulk is a native of southeast Iowa. He served in the Marines, and became a State Trooper in the late 1990s. He was based in Solon.

Captain Fulk has most recently served as Bureau Chief for the Department of Public Safety's Professional Development Bureau and Camp Commander of the DPS Basic Academy.

The swearing in ceremony will be Friday afternoon at DPS headquarters.