Captain Wiedemann was born in New Jersey and graduated from Edgewood Regional High School in 1989. He received an Associate in Science degree in Law Enforcement Administration from Camden County College in 1993. He enlisted in the United States Air Force Reserve in 1994 as a Combat Arms Specialist.
He joined the Allentown Police Department in 1996 and was assigned to the 1st Platoon. He left the Police Department for 18 months, following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, when his reserve unit was activated. He returned to the Police Department in 2003 and was assigned to the traffic division as a Specialized Crash Investigator.
He was promoted to Sergeant in 2005 and assigned to the 1st Platoon. In 2014 he was promoted to Lieutenant and took command of the 3rd Platoon. He was promoted to Captain in 2016. Captain Wiedemann is a certified collision reconstructionist and will oversee the traffic division in addition to PSA 1.
In November of 2016 Captain Wiedemann was moved to PSA IV and is currently responsible for the Center City Business District, as well the entire center city area.
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