Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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Dignitary protection

The Wisconsin State Patrol Dignitary Protection Unit (DPU) is responsible for protection of the Governor, the Governor's family, and staff, whenever they travel away from the State Capitol or Executive Residence.

When directed by the Superintendentís Office, the DPU provides protective services to other elected officials. The DPU also provides protective services to national and international dignitaries who are visiting Wisconsin on official business.

These services include the advance reconnaissance of sites and locations to be visited; the safe and secure transportation of the dignitary; the protection of the dignitary at a designated site, and other services as required and needed.

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Last modified: May 23, 2012

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