Zittig, a native of Grinnell, Iowa, graduated from Grinnell High School in 2008 and earned a degree from the University of Northern Iowa in May 2012, with a major in Public Administration and a minor in Criminology.
This is his first job as a Police Officer, and he generally works the 4 p.m. - 2 a.m. shift. He will be receiving more training at the State Police Academy for 14 weeks, starting in January 2013.
Zach, who is single, is currently renting a home in Cherokee. His father is Police Chief in Pleasant Hill.