University of Iowa

UI Department of Public Safety announces promotions

The UI Department of Public Safety is pleased to announce the promotions of Officers Derek Carlson and Sanda Trestian to the rank of sergeant.

Officer Carlson started his law enforcement career with the Burlington Police Department in 2014 and was hired at the UI Department of Public Safety in in February 2017. He is a certified bicycle officer,  a certified Field Training Officer instructor, and currently serves as a liaison for the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.

Officer Trestian was hired by the UI Department of Public Safety in June 2009 and is a certified instructor for several areas, including: Field Training Officer, Trauma-Informed Response, Violent Incident Survival Training, R.A.D. self-defense training for women, and Crime Scene Investigations. The promotions were effective as of May 19, 2019.

Portrait of UI Police Sgt. Derek Carlson

Sgt. Derek Carlson

Portrait of Sanda Trestian

Sgt. Sanda Trestian