On Monday, March 16, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter promoted Trooper Jason Dunsworth as a Trooper Detective to serve the Jasper Post.
Dunsworth is a native of Spencer County and a 1999 graduate of Heritage Hills High School. After high school, Dunsworth enlisted in the United States Air Force. After returning home from the Air Force, Dunsworth began his law enforcement career with the Santa Claus Police Department from 2004 until 2007, and served the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office from 2007 until 2012.
Dunsworth graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy as a member of the 72nd Academy in 2012. He was assigned to the Jasper District, where he patrolled Crawford and Spencer Counties. As a member of the Indiana State Police, Dunsworth has served as a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon and has had training on child forensic interviews.
Detective Dunsworth and his family reside in Spencer County.