Monday morning, four new troopers reported to the Putnamville District to begin their new careers with the Indiana State Police. The four were part of the 80 probationary troopers who graduated from the 73rd ISP Recruit Academy on May 1st with the ceremonies held in the rotunda of the Indiana State Capitol. The ceremony included Governor Mike Pence delivering the keynote address and the troopers sworn in by Honorable Brent E. Dickson, the Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court. Reporting to the Putnamville Post were Probationary Troopers James W. Crisp, Shayne R. Roman, Timothy J. Henning, and Kyle W. Hall.
Their 25 weeks at the ISP Recruit Academy included over 600 hours of classroom and 300 hours of hands-on practical and scenario based training.
25 year old James W. Crisp is a Hendricks County native having graduated from Brownsburg High School. Crisp then entered the Indiana National Guard where he has served for five years. During his military service Crisp was deployed to the country of Haiti for the New Horizon Mission. Crisp is single and enjoys basketball and all-terrain vehicles in his spare time. Crisp will patrol Putnam County after his field training with veteran troopers.
24 year old Shayne R. Roman is a Vigo County native having graduated from Terre Haute North High School. Roman is a five year veteran of the Indiana Air National Guard currently serving with the 181st Intelligence Wing in Terre Haute. Roman is single and enjoys physical fitness, golfing, and basketball in his spare time. Roman will patrol Sullivan County upon completion of his field training duties.
22 year old Timothy J. Henning is a Morgan County native and graduated from Plainfield High School in Hendricks County. Henning is a graduate of Anderson University with Bachelor of Science degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Henning is single and enjoys playing sports in his off time. Henning will patrol Sullivan County at the conclusion of his field training.
23 year old Kyle M. Hall is an Owen County native and a graduate of Owen Valley High School. Prior to the ISP Recruit Academy, Hall served three and one-half years as a Telecommunications Operator (Dispatcher) at the ISP Region III Dispatch Center located at the Bloomington Post. Hall is married with two daughters and enjoys sports of various disciplines in his free time.
The four new troopers will continue their training over the next three months with veteran troopers. Upon successful completion of the many facets of field training, the four will be issued their own police commissions and assigned solo patrol duties in their respective counties of assignment.
The photo depicts left to right: Crisp, Roman, Henning, and Hall