New Patrol chief in Sioux Falls
January 10. 2014 9:26AM
The Highway Patrol announced Thursday that Capt. Alan Welsh has assumed command of the Sioux Falls district.
Welsh replaces Capt. Kevin Joffer, who retired Wednesday.
Welsh, 46, has been assistant district commander for the Highway Patrol's 2nd District, headquartered in Sioux Falls.He is a 25-year veteran of the patrol. His official start date as captain is 25 years to the day from his entry into the Highway Patrol on June 9, 1989.