Nevada DPS - Highway Patrol Division
The Nevada Highway Patrol would like to announce the promotion of its 3 newest captains.

Captain Susan Aller-Schilling has worked for the State of Nevada since August of 1985. In February 1998 Captain Aller-Schilling started her career with DPS in the Division of Parole and Probation. December 2005, Captain Aller-Schilling transferred to the Nevada Highway Patrol where her role was Lieutenant of Administrative Services, Radio Shop, Garage Shop and overseeing entire Fleet, Front Office, Supplies, and L3 in car video systems.

Her present role as Captain will be to oversee rural patrol operations, administration and dispatch for NHP Northern Command West, Captain Aller-Schilling will be based out of the Reno office.

Captain John O’Rourke started his career with the Nevada Highway July 1995. Captain O’Rourke promoted through the ranks with the Nevada Highway Patrol, with his last assignment as Lieutenant at NHP Headquarters where he was the Personnel Officer for Headquarters, Chief’s Office in Carson City.

His present role as Captain will be Commander to oversee Rural, Commercial, Special Operations and Risk Management in the Las Vegas Southern Command.

Captain Thomas Merschel started his career with the Nevada Highway Patrol in April 1993. Captain Merschel promoted through the ranks of the Nevada Highway Patrol, with his last assignment as Lieutenant Commercial Operations for Northern Command East.

His present role as Captain will be to oversee all of Northern Command East.
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