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The Kannapolis Police Department announces the following promotions of personnel. Daniel Wallace has been promoted to Captain; Allen Tomlin has been promoted to the position of Lieutenant; and Travis Kiser has been promoted to Sergeant.

“We are proud of all these officers, and we know they will be a big part in leading the department into the future,” said Chief Woody Chavis.

Captain Wallace joined the Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 2000, after serving in the United States Army from 1994 – 1998. He has served as a Patrol Officer, D.A.R.E. Officer, School Resource Officer and Sergeant of the Community Services Unit. He was designated as a Master Police Officer in 2009 and promoted to Sergeant in 2010. In addition to his regular duties, he is currently the Team Leader for the Honor Guard and has served as a Field Training Officer and member of the Special Response Team.

Wallace is a graduate of Rutherfordton-Spindale High School and holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. He has completed 3,372 hours of professional training during his career. In 2008, he received the Roger Dale Carter Memorial Service Award.

He and his wife, Emily, have three children.

Lieutenant Tomlin began his career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in 1998. In 2000 he was designated as Field Training Officer and a negotiator for the Special Response Team.

Tomlin is a graduate of Concord High School and holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. He has completed 2,839 hours of professional training.

He is married to Joann Ylitalo.

Sergeant Kiser began his career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a new recruit in the spring class of Basic Law Enforcement Training in 2009. He served as a Patrol Officer until he became an Investigator in 2016. He has earned designation as a Master Police Officer, a member of the Special Response Team, and a Field Training Officer.

Kiser holds an Intermediate Law Enforcement Certificate from the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and has completed 3,008 hours of professional training. He has received several honors including the 2012 Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8989’s Officer of the Year Award, the 2013 Physical Fitness Award for the 30-39 age group, the 2018 Cannon Memorial Masonic Lodge Community Steward Award and the 2019 Roger Dale Carter Memorial Service Award.

Tomlin is a graduate of Northwest Cabarrus High School and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Technology from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in 2007.

He and his wife, Brooke, have two children.

 

  
Captain Wallace, Lietenant Tomlin, Sergeant Kiser