DES MOINES, Iowa – Outgoing Des Moines Police Chief Judy Bradshaw will become the assistant director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Bradshaw announced her plans to leave the police department on Tuesday.
“I’m pleased to announce the hire of Chief Bradshaw as the new Assistant Director of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy,” said Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Director Arlen Ciechanowski. “Chief Bradshaw brings an incredible wealth of law enforcement knowledge to the Academy.”
“Chief Bradshaw has worked in virtually every bureau of law enforcement with Des Moines Police in her 34 years with the department. I look forward to working with Chief Bradshaw in training the next generation fine law enforcement officers,” Ciechanowski added.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my service with the Des Moines police department and I look forward to this opportunity with the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy to share what I’ve learned in my career with Iowa’s future law enforcement leaders,” said Bradshaw.
The Iowa Law Enforcement Academy is responsible for providing basic and in-service training for all county and city jailers and Iowa telecommunication specialists. ILEA also establishes standards and training requirements for the reserve peace officers in Iowa.