Two troopers from Putnamville Post recognized for 25 years of service

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Putnamville Post Commander Lt. Dan Jones (left) presents an award for 25 years of service to Master Trooper DuJuan Presley-McFadden in a recent ceremony.
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PUTNAMVILLE -- Indiana State Police Supt. Douglas G. Carter has recognized two troopers from the Indiana State Police Post in Putnamville for 25 years of service.

Master Trooper DuJuan Presley-McFadden, who patrols Putnam County, is a native of Kosciusko, Miss., and a 1986 graduate of Kosciusko High School.

On Dec. 13, 1998, he graduated from the 56th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy and was appointed as a trooper, assigned to the Putnamville District.

During his career, he has served the department as a member of the Executive Protection Team, Motor Patrol and is presently assigned to Putnam County as a road trooper.

Master Trooper Presley-McFadden, co-winner of the 2018 Putnam County Dancing with the Stars competition, resides in Hendricks County.

Sgt. Jared Nicoson, a native of Cory, is a 1988 graduate of Clay City High School. Nicoson earned his bachelorís degree in criminology from Indiana State University in December 1992. On Dec. 20, 1993, he graduated from the 50th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy and was appointed as a trooper, assigned to the Terre Haute District where he patrolled Vigo and Clay counties.

In April 2009, Nicoson was promoted to the rank of sergeant and became the road sergeant for Clay County. During his career, he has served the department as a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon, Clandestine Methamphetamine Lab Team and Field Training Officer coordinator.

Sgt. Nicoson is married and resides in rural Clay County.

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