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DPS deputy director leaving position

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Department of Public Safety Director Deputy Director Valerie Washington is leaving her role.

Department of Public Safety Director Troy Riggs made the announcement Thursday.

Washington will become the Assistant City Manager for the city of Fort Worth, Texas in September.

“Valerie Washington has been invaluable in her service to the city of Indianapolis as Deputy Director of Public Safety,” Riggs said. “Her expertise and experience runs deep, not only within public safety, but across city divisions whose service to residents depends on critical and appropriate allocation of funds.”

Washington assumed her current role with DPS as Deputy Director and CFO in June 2012.