Lieutenant Chris Keeton, Commander of the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg welcomed three new troopers to the Sellersburg District.
The three new state troopers reported for duty Monday October 30th, to the Indiana State Police Post at Sellersburg.
The troopers are from a class of 37 troopers who just graduated from the 77th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy on Thursday October 19th.
During the training period the recruits received over 500 hours of classroom instruction as well as nearly 300 hours of hands-on practical and scenario based training exercises.
These troopers will now be assigned to train with veteran troopers for the next 13 weeks before receiving their own patrol cars for solo patrol. The Sellersburg District consists of Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington Counties.
Cameron M. Collins, 24, from Lexington, IN. Cameron is a graduate of Scottsburg High School and University of Indianapolis.
Michael D. McCutcheon, 22, from Jeffersonville, IN. He graduated from Jeffersonville High School.
Justin T. Smith, 24, from Sellersburg, IN. Justin is a graduate of Seymour High School and is currently finishing his Bachelor’s Degree at Indiana University/Purdue University at Columbus. He has a three year old daughter.