has been employed with the Urbandale Police Department since 1995 and is currently assigned to the Urbandale Police Department Administrative Services Division. Sergeant Casey is a graduate of Johnston High School and the University of Iowa, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in 1988.
Sergeant Casey began his career as a patrol officer. During this time he earned his certification as a bicycle patrol officer and motorcycle patrol officer. Sergeant Casey was selected to be the D.A.R.E. Officer in 2001 and worked with area school districts as a D.A.R.E./School Resource Officer until 2014.
Sergeant Casey was assigned to Support Services Division in 2009 where he continued with school duties, along with becoming the Urbandale Controlled Bow Hunt administrator and grant writer/administrator for the department. During his assignment in Support Services Division, Sergeant Casey also became certified as a firearms instructor, firearms armorer and served as one of the Public Information Officers for the Urbandale Police Department.
In 2014, Sergeant Casey was asked by Chief McCarty to find an alternative program to replace D.A.R.E. within the City of Urbandale. Sergeant Casey developed the Culture of Integrity program, which was recognized as an innovative program by the United States Department of Justice. The two officers instructing the program received the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing for their outstanding efforts in promoting the Culture of Integrity Program.
In August of 2014, Sergeant Casey was promoted to his current rank and was assigned to Patrol Division, working as one of the overnight supervisors until October of 2016, when he was moved into a daytime supervisor slot.
Sergeant Casey was transferred to the Administrative Services Division in March of 2017, and is currently the supervisor for that division.