PUTNAMVILLE -- Recently at the District 53 Post meeting, Lieutenant Dan Jones, Commander of the Putnamville State Police Post, presented awards to troopers. Troopers were presented awards for their years of service with the department and for the number of miles they have driven without being involved in a vehicle crash.
Troopers honored for their years of service were Master Trooper Doug Perry (25 years), Lieutenant Dan Jones (20 years), Master Trooper Dave Furnas (20 years), Master Trooper/Detective Brian Smith (20 years) and Senior Trooper Jeff Finchum (10 years).
Safe driving awards went to Sergeant Chip Sunier (1,000,000 safe driving miles), Sergeant Dave Cox (700,000 miles) and Trooper John Myers (50,000 miles).
"This is just a sample of the men and women troopers that go above and beyond daily to serve the citizens and visitors of the State of Indiana," said Lieutenant Jones. "We are proud to have these officers's serving at the Putnamville Post."