CHIEF DUANE WOLF (1992-1998)
Duane Wolf served as Chief of Police for nearly 6 1/2 years.
Prior to his
appointment as chief, Wolf
way up within the department, starting as a Patrolman in November of 1960.
He was promoted to Sergeant in 1964, Lieutenant in 1969, and Captain in 1989.
is a native of Halliday.
served 4 years in the Marine Corps, which took him overseas to Korea and Japan.
He received an associate's degree in criminal justice from Minot State University and a bachelor's degree in college studies from Dickinson State University in the fall of 1977.
Wolf set two immediate goals for the department upon his
appointment; maintain the professionalism of the department through community-oriented policing, and to educate other Dickinson police officers about the future they have in the department.
felt strongly about hiring/promoting within the department for new positions, citing it would help officers assume the natural progression from Patrolmen on up to Captain.
retired with a total of 38 years with the department.
The drivers included Duane Wolf
, Henry Weber, Frank Reisinger, Clarence Kolling, Tom Thompson, Jim Rice, George Grossman, Thomas Nass, Darrel Haag, and Pat Lynch.
Front Row (left to right); Duane Wolf, Rosemary Jablonsky, Chief Matt Zabel, Henry Weber