New trooper comes to Putnamville

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Putnamville -- Lt. Dan Jones, Commander of the Putnamville Post, announced that recent Indiana State Police Academy graduate Probationary Trooper Scott T. Probasco has been assigned to the Putnamville Post.

Probasco graduated from the Indiana State Police recruit school on Dec. 18.

Probasco received approximately 878 hours of structured training in law enforcement techniques since the class began on June 15th. The curriculum included 85 hours of criminal law instruction, 80 hours of vehicle operations training, and 30 hours of psychology training.

Probasco will now participate in a 14-week field training program where he will be assigned a veteran trooper as a trainer and apply the knowledge and skills learned at the academy in field situations. He will receive his patrol car upon successfully completing this 14-week field training program.

Probasco is a 2001 graduate of Benton Central High School and attended Indiana/Purdue University, Fort Wayne, where he majored in history. He enlisted with the United States Army Reserves in 2006 and serves as a Military Police Officer.

Probationary Trooper Probasco will be assigned patrol duties in Hendricks County upon successful completion of the field training program. He resides in Brownsburg with his wife and two daughters.

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