• Special to the Leader & Times
Macomb, Ill. – The Illinois State Police District 14 Commander Captain Robert Elliott announced Monday the promotion of Master Sergeant Dan Adams to the rank of Lieutenant effective Nov. 16.
Lt. Adams began his law enforcement career in 1984 with the McDonough County Police Reserves.
In 1986, he became a police officer with the Liberal, Kan., Police Department.
In June of 1994, Lt. Adams was appointed as a Trooper with the Illinois State Police, graduating with Cadet Class 89 from the Illinois State Police Academy. Upon his graduation from the academy, Lt. Adams was assigned to the Division of Operations District 20 patrol in Pittsfield.
In 1998, while serving in District 20, Lt. Adams was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. In 2005, he was promoted to the rank of Master Sergeant where he continued to serve until his recent promotion to the position of District 14 Macomb Operations Officer.
Lt. Adams graduated from Macomb High School in 1980. He is a 1985 graduate of Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Law Enforcement Administration.
Lt. Adams is the son of Roberta Adams of Macomb and the late John Adams. Lt. Adams and his wife, Lisa, are the parents of Joshua, Elizabeth, Sarah and Rachel.