Captain Dan Gangwer took his oath of office at this week’s City Council meeting

Loveland, Ohio – Captain Dan Gangwer was sworn in as Assistant Police Chief at Tuesday’s council meeting. He was previously employed by the Kettering Police Department, where he served for more than 27 years.

The assistant chief position has been unfilled since 2016.

Through his career with Kettering, Gangwer was promoted to sergeant, lieutenant, captain, and eventually assistant chief in 2016. He served several years in field training, SWAT team leadership, bike patrol, rangemaster, and weapons instructor/armorer. As a supervisor at Kettering, he led operations in patrol, jail, court, community relations, investigations, and dispatch. 

Gangwer graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor’s Degree in Police Administration.

He took his oath of office at this week’s City Council meeting, where he was joined by his wife, daughter, and former co-workers. Welcome to the LPD family!

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