Solow promoted to colonel to lead Nevada Highway Patrol
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Highway Patrol is getting a new commander.
State Department of Public Safety Director George Togliatti on Wednesday announced the promotion of Lt. Col. Daniel Solow to colonel, the top-ranking position in the Highway Patrol, effective next Monday.
The previous colonel, John O’Rourke, retired in August.
The Highway Patrol is a division of the Department of Public Safety.
Solow has risen in the ranks since joining the department in 1995, beginning his career as a trooper in the district covering Laughlin and Searchlight.