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Terre Haute, Indiana
Terre Haute, Indiana
Two Indiana State Police Troopers from the Putnamville District were recognized today for their hard work and dedication.
Troopers Bradley Fyfe and Rondell Shelton were recognized by ISP Superintendent Douglas Carter and staff during a ceremony this afternoon at the Indiana Government Center for Indiana State Police employees.
Fyfe was presented the 2018 Trooper of the District Award for the Putnamville District.
Fyfe, a graduate of the 75th ISP Recruit School, is a three-year ISP veteran and ranked first in the district in criminal arrests last year.
Lt. Dan Jones, Commander of the Putnamville District, said Fyfe sets an example for others and is always courteous.
"Fyfe is a mature and conscientious officer who has earned the respect of his peers, supervisors and the citizens he serves. He is a well-rounded law enforcement professional who will undertake any task, ” Jones stated.
According to the press release, Fyfe concentrated his traffic and criminal enforcement efforts on DUI, drug enforcement and associated crimes. In all, he made 38 DUI arrests and 336 criminal arrests, including 115 felonies, most of which were drug and/or alcohol related.
Fyfe ranked second in the district in DUI arrests and issued 1,232 traffic enforcement contacts (citations/warnings.) He is currently assigned to the All Crimes Policing Squad, Tip Squad, is an Instructor at the State Police Academy and routinely uses his personal drone to assist with department business. He is active with many community programs, including, “National Night Out”, the Covered Bridge Festival and volunteering his time with the the Clinton Little League.
Shelton was awarded the 2018 Putnamville District DUI (Driving Under the Influence) Award.
He incarcerated 49 impaired drivers last year and was also the recipient of 2017 DUI Award, according to the press release. A four-year veteran of the ISP, he is a graduate of the 74th ISP Recruit.
Lt. Jones said Shelton is a devoted officer.
"Trooper Shelton is a hardworking, self- motivated individual, and works diligently to provide safe roadways for the public,” he said.
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News Writer: Lucy Perry