Nixon announces new Public Safety Director

By Mitch McCoy |

Published 08/27 2014 10:30PM

Updated 08/27 2014 10:41PM

(ST. LOUIS, Mo.) Governor Jay Nixon announced Wednesday a new director for the Missouri Department of Public Safety.

Former St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom II will take over effective Monday.

The Missouri Senate will have to confirm Isom.

Current Public Safety Director Jerry Lee will be retiring, after nearly three years in the position.

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