Former MP man named next Iowa State Patrol Colonel

An officer who spent part of his career in Mt. Pleasant has been named the next chief of the Iowa State Patrol.
On Thursday, Iowa Department of Public Safety Commissioner Roxann Ryan announced that Iowa State Patrol Captain Jeff Ritzman would be named to head the Iowa State Patrol.
Ritzman will take the rank of colonel and replace Colonel Michael Van Berkum, who officially retired yesterday.
Ritzman will be the …