The patrol function of the Iowa State University Police is responsible for providing a variety of protective and security services designed for the preservation of life and personal safety of the University customer and the protection of personal and University property. Patrol strives to prevent crime by aggressive community-oriented policing and visible patrol methods.

Patrol is comprised of a captain, three lieutenants, three sergeants, and at least six officers for each shift. Officers patrol by:

  • Vehicle
  • Bike
  • Foot

Darin Van Ryswyk
Deputy Chief - Patrol Services
Office: 515-294-4529