Four New Troopers Begin Solo Patrols at the Jasper Post
Indiana has 47 new troopers assigned to state police districts throughout the state now patrolling the roads.
Members of the 72nd Indiana State Police Recruit School that graduated on December 21st received their patrol cars Monday.
Four of the probationary troopers are assigned to the Jasper State Police Post: Trooper Michael Allen, Trooper Andrew Beaver, Trooper Jason Dunsworth and Trooper Coty Seifert.
Trooper Allen graduated from Springs Valley High School in 1997. After high school he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. In 2000 Allen became a police officer for the town of West Baden. In 2005 he accepted a Deputy position with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. In 2008 Allen left the Sheriff’s Office and went to work for Fuhs Properties while still serving as a reserve officer for the town of French Lick. Trooper Allen will primarily patrol Orange County.
Trooper Andrew Beaver is a 2004 graduate from Martinsville High School. After high school Beaver enlisted in the US Navy. While in the Navy Beaver served in South Korea, California, and Afghanistan. Beaver still serves in the US Navy as a reservist. Prior to joining the Indiana State Police Beaver worked at IU Health Proton Therapy in Bloomington. Beaver will primarily patrol Daviess County.
Trooper Jason Dunsworth is a 1999 graduate of Heritage Hills High School. After graduating high school Dunsworth enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. In 2004 after returning home from the Air Force Dunsworth began his law enforcement career with the Santa Claus Police Department then in 2007 he was hired by the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office where he worked until being hired by the Indiana State Police. Trooper Dunsworth will primarily patrol Crawford County.
Trooper Coty Seifert is a 2007 graduate of Perry Central High School. After graduation Coty reported to Parris Island to begin his four year career with the U.S. Marine Corps. While enlisted in the Marine Corps Coty did one tour in Iraq. After returning home from the Marine Corps and prior to being accepted to the 72nd Indiana State Police Recruit School Coty worked for Waupaca and Webb Wheel in Tell City. Trooper Seifert will primarily patrol Crawford County.