CONTACT: STEVE PARROTT
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-0552; fax (319) 335-0558
Release: June 8, 2001
Langley named captain with UI Department of Public
Larry M. Langley has been promoted to the position
of captain with the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS),
effective June 15.
Langleys duties as DPS captain will be to provide
assistance in the command of the day-to-day operations of the detective division,
the telecommunications and dispatching center, and full- and part-time student
dispatchers. He reports to the DPS director and associate director.
"Larry brings to the position a wealth of knowledge
and experience," said Duane Papke, DPS associate director. "He has
earned the respect of those within the department as well as the community."
Langley has been employed by the University of Iowa
since August 1994, serving as a patrol officer and most recently patrol sergeant
since May 1998. He was previously employed by the Coralville Police Department.
The Department of Public Safety is the Universitys
police department, providing protection for university personnel and property
24 hours a day, seven days a week. The DPS investigates crimes and incidents
occurring on university property and also performs traffic and crowd control
functions routinely and during special events.