Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Solow is the Assistant Chief of the Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP). NHP is the primary law enforcement agency for the State of Nevada. The Mission of the Highway Patrol is, “to promote safety on Nevada highways by engaging and educating the community and by providing law enforcement and traffic services.” NHP achieves its mission through five goals – to prevent the loss of life, injuries and property damage; to maximize service to the public and assistance to allied agencies; to optimize traffic and emergency incident management; to protect public assets; and to improve divisional efficiency.
Solow has been with NHP for over 23 years. He has served in nearly every assignment within the Southern Command including over 19 years in the urban Las Vegas area. Solow has a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, along with Nevada Peace Officer and Standards (P.O.S.T.) Instructor, Intermediate, Advanced, Management and Executive Certificates. Solow is a graduate of the Northwestern College School of Police Staff and Command. Solow has been recognized numerous times for his innovation and leadership including recently for directing NHP operations during the October 1st terror attack.