FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail Five New Troopers Report to the Evansville DistrictVanderburgh County – Earlier today, five new troopers reported to the Evansville District to start their new career as Indiana State Troopers.On October 20, fifty-five new troopers graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy. Their recent graduation was the culmination of 22 weeks of intense training exceeding 950 hours. Some subject areas of training included criminal and traffic law, crash investigations, emergency vehicle operations, defensive tactics, firearms, and a host of other subjects related to modern policing. Five of the fifty-five new troopers were assigned to the Evansville District.New Troopers Assigned to the Evansville District:Tyler W. Widner, 23, of Monticello, is a 2012 graduate of Twin Lakes High School. Widner later attended University of Southern Indiana where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He graduated from USI in 2016. Widner resides in Posey County and will primarily patrol Posey County.C.J. Boeckman, 24, of Jasper, is a 2011 graduate of Jasper High School. He attended Indiana State University and received a degree in Business Administration in 2014. Boeckman resides in Pike County and will primarily patrol Pike County.Jared M. Weis, 26, of Evansville, is a 2009 graduate of Evansville North High School. He later graduated from Indiana Tech in 2013 and received a degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Weis resides in Vanderburgh County and will primarily patrol Warrick County.Zack Fulton, 22, of Evansville, is a 2012 graduate of Mater Dei High School and a 2016 graduate of University of Southern Indiana. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and Criminal Justice Studies. He was also employed by the university as a student security officer while he attended school. Fulton resides in Vanderburgh County and will primarily patrol Posey County.Jordan Lee, 30, of Vincennes, is a 2005 graduate of Lincoln High School. He later received an Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Vincennes University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from Park University in Missouri. Lee served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps and six years with the Army National Guard. Lee and his wife, Mallory, and their two children reside in Knox County. He will primarily patrol Gibson County.All five new troopers start their 14 weeks of field training today with experienced troopers. The program allows them to put the skills and knowledge they gained in the academy to work in the field. Upon successful completion of the field training program, they will receive their own patrol car and begin solo patrol responsibilities.Picture: (Left-Right) Tyler Widner, CJ Boeckman, Jared Weis, Zack Fulton and Jordan LeeFor full details, view this message on the web.