Department News for May 2004
Department News: May 2004
Congratulations are in order to Deputy Andy Barnhart. Andy graduated
from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy with honors on April 16, 2004.
In another addition to the Sheriff's Office, Corrections Officer Mike
Heisinger has been hired as a Merit Deputy and will be beginning his Field
Training program very shortly.
Several members of the Sheriff's Office have recently completed training.
Deputy Ted Belser recently completed a weeks training in hostage negotiation,
while Deputy's James Bryant and Reserve Deputy Todd Craighead completed training
at the Marion County Sheriff's Office Motorcycle school.
The Sheriff's Office Explosive Ordinance Division received a Federal
Government grant for $199,000 for additional equipment. The Emergency
Management Office has received two checks from the Federal Government's Homeland
Security grant. Announcements will be made soon regarding the use of these
funds. Another pending issue is the purchase of replacement bullet proof
vests for all Deputy's; More information will be forthcoming regarding this
issue as well.