Fort Dodge names Dennis Quinn new Police Chief

By: Matt Scher, [email protected]

Fort Dodge, IA – The City of Fort Dodge announced that Captain Dennis Quinn will serve as the new Police Chief for the Fort Dodge Police Department.

Quinn began his career with the Fort Dodge Police Department as a patrol officer on August 6, 2008. He assumed the role of sergeant in May of 2015 before transitioning to lieutenant in July of 2017. He was most recently promoted to his present role of captain in December of 2020. Quinn’s formal appointment to the post of Police Chief took place at Monday’s City Council meeting.

He will assume Chief duties on April 5, following Chief Roger Porter’s official last day.