On December 31, 2017, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter promoted Indiana State Police Region IV Dispatcher Amanda Lawson to Region IV Dispatch Shift Supervisor.

Region IV Dispatch Supervisor Amanda Lawson

Lawson is a 1993 graduate of South Ripley High School in Versailles, Indiana.  Lawson graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and also obtained an Associate’s Degree from Vincennes University.  


Lawson began her career with the Indiana State Police in June of 2010 when she was hired as a regional dispatcher for the Area IV Dispatch Center in Versailles.

Lawson currently resides in Versailles, Indiana.  She is a member of the Benham United Methodist Church and a member of the Versailles chapters of the Order of Eastern Star and American Auxiliary.

Supervisor Lawson will now be tasked with supervising other dispatchers who work out of the Region IV Dispatch Center at the Versailles Post which covers the Indiana State Police Versailles and Sellersburg Districts.