The Batesville Herald-Tribune
---- — Two local Indiana State Police troopers were promoted Feb. 17, according to Sgt. Noel Houze, Versailles District public information officer.
1st Sgt. Anthony Scott was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will assume the duties of Versailles District commander. In his new position, he will oversee and command the daily operations of the district, which includes Bartholomew, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland counties.
Scott was a 54th ISP Recruit Academy member, graduating in December 1996. He has spent his entire career at the Versailles District and has served as a field training officer, was a Tactical Intervention Platoon member and is a digital media recovery specialist.He has served as a trooper working Decatur County, gaming enforcement detective, district detective and, most recently, as the Versailles District investigations commander.
The Rush County native was a 1992 Rushville High School graduate. He attended Cumberland College, where he graduated in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He resides in Greensburg with his wife, Heather, and their two children.
Also promoted to the rank of corporal was Master Trooper Greg Grove. He was a 53rd ISP Recruit Academy member, graduating in December 1995. He has also spent his entire career at the Versailles District. He has worked in Dearborn, Decatur, Ripley and Switzerland counties and also served 10 years as a gaming enforcement detective. As part of his new assignment, 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.
The Bloomfield, Greene County, native is a 1991 Bloomfield High School graduate. 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.