Rushville Republican

February 21, 2014

Two state troopers receive promotions


Rushville Republican

---- — VERSAILLES - Doug Carter, Superintendent of the Indiana State Police, announced the promotion of two state troopers.

First Sergeant Anthony Scott has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and will assume the duties of Versailles District Commander. In his new position, Lt. Scott will oversee and command the daily operations of the ISP Versailles District which includes Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland Counties.

Lt. Scott was a member of the 54th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy graduating in December 1996. He has spent his entire career at the Versailles District and has served as a field training officer, was a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon, and is a digital media recovery specialist. First Sergeant Scott has served as a trooper working Decatur County, a gaming enforcement detective, district detective and most recently as the Versailles District investigations commander.

Lt. Scott is a native of Rush County and a 1992 graduate of Rushville Consolidated High School. After high school, he attended Cumberland College where he graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting. He currently resides in Greensburg with his wife, Heather, and their two children.

Also promoted to the rank of Corporal was Master Trooper Greg Grove. Cpl. Grove was a member of the 53rd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy graduating in December 1995. Cpl. Grove also spent his entire career at the Versailles District. He has worked Dearborn, Decatur, Ripley and Switzerland counties and he also served 10 years as a gaming enforcement detective. As part of his new assignment, Cpl. Grove will serve as district duty officer and will oversee and supervise district operations in the evenings or overnight shifts in the absence of the district commander.

Cpl. Grove is a native of Bloomfield in Greene County, having graduated in 1991 from Bloomfield High School. After high school, he attended Indiana State University where he graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He and his wife, Terry, reside in Switzerland County.