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October 21, 2012

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The Indiana State Police recognized acts of service and sacrifice made by members of the Indiana State Police, other enforcement agencies and the public at a recent ISP annual awards ceremony.

Indiana State Police Sgt. Joe Watts and Terre Haute City Police Detective Larry Manley received the Commendation Award, an honor given to an employee or citizen for extraordinary conduct and exemplary professionalism, for a July 23, 2010, stabbing incident they responded to. Both officers were also honored locally as the Outstanding Officers of the Year in Vigo County for this incident.

The Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville had four other award recipients honored at the ceremony. Those individuals and their accomplishment are as follows:

Trooper Brian Thomas received the Combat Action Award for his actions on Jan. 15, 2012, involving a suicidal male at a residence near Cloverdale. Thomas is a 1 1⁄2-year veteran of the department.

Troopers Brandon Mullen and Ted Robertson were each awarded the Silver Star for their actions on Aug. 17, 2011, in response to an Interstate 70  crash involving two tractor-trailer combinations. Robertson and Mullen are six-year veterans of the ISP.

Mullen also was presented one of the department’s Life Awards for 2011 as the top DUI enforcement officer for the Putnamville District. In 2011, Mullen arrested 95 impaired drivers and was commended for his efforts in eradicating impaired drivers from Indiana roadways and reducing the number of traffic deaths related to impaired driving. Mullen was previously awarded the ISP Life Award for top DUI enforcement in 2009 and 2010.

Master Trooper Todd Brown was recognized as the “2011 Trooper of the Year” for the Putnamville District. Brown was selected for this award by the command staff at the Putnamville Post as they recognized Brown’s traffic and criminal enforcement efforts, community involvement and services performed above the department’s normal expectation. Brown is a 17 1⁄2-year veteran of the ISP.

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