Ken Clary

Captain Ken Clary has worked for the Iowa State Patrol since 1994 and currently serves as an Area Commander, which involves the oversight of four patrol districts totaling approximately one-quarter of the State of Iowa. Captain Clary received his Masters in Public Administration from Upper Iowa University and will begin his work as a PhD Candidate at the University of Nebraska – Omaha this fall.  He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Session 269), International Association of Chiefs of Police – Leadership in Police Organizations, and the Northwestern University School of Staff and Command.  Captain Clary was selected by the National Institute of Justice as a Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Scholar and served in that capacity from 2016 to 2019.  He also serves as an Executive Fellow for the Police Foundation.

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