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L to R: Acting Versailles District Commander First Sergeant Raymond Otter and Detective Drew / Photo: Indiana State Police
Two local Indiana State Police detectives were honored for their career milestones during a meeting Wednesday at the Indians State Police Post in Versailles.
ISP spokesman Sgt. Noel Houze says Detective Roger Drew was presented with his 800,000 mile safe driving award. Detective Drew began his career with the Indiana State Police as a member of the 47th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy graduating in November 1989. He was assigned to the Seymour District where he worked Jackson and Jennings counties. In October of 2005 he was promoted to detective and still serves in that capacity today.
Detective Drew is a native of Dearborn County and a 1985 graduate of South Dearborn High School in Aurora. After high school he spent four years of active duty in the United States Marine Corps before entering the ISP recruit academy. During his career Detective Drew has served as a Field Training Officer, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Speed Timing Device Instructor, a Technical Crash Investigator, and a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon. He and his wife, Angie reside in Seymour and have two grown daughters and four grandchildren.
Houze says Detective Kip Main was recognized for 20 years of service with the Indiana State Police. Detective Main was a member of the 50th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy graduating in December 1993. Upon graduation he was assigned Connersville District where he worked until 1995 when he transferred to Versailles. In 1997 he transferred back to Connersville then returned to Versailles in 1999.
Detective Main is also a native of Dearborn County and a 1989 graduate of Lawrenceburg High School. After high school he attended Marshall University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice graduating in 1993. During his career Detective Main has served as a Gaming Enforcement Detective at the Belterra Casino, Field Training Officer, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor, a member of the Underwater Search and Recovery Team, and Tactical Intervention Platoon. He currently resides in Ripley County with his wife Cara and their four children ranging in age from 16 to 11.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014 11:44:05 AM
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