Indiana Conservation Officers Announce Appointments

first_imgIndiana DNR Law Enforcement Director Danny L. East has promoted 4 Indiana Conservation Officers to serve in various administrative and leadership capacities.Operations Major Terry Hyndman has been appointed to Lieutenant Colonel/Executive Officer.  Lt. Col. Hyndman began his career in 1985 as a field officer in Marshall County.  He was promoted to District 1 First Sergeant in 1995 and served in that capacity for 2 years before being promoted to the South Region Captain in 1997.  Hyndman was promoted to Operations Major in 2011.  Lt. Col. Hyndman is a 2002 graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. The Lieutenant Colonel acts as the Executive Officer for Director East and provides oversite and supervision of the operations, budget and administration of the Law Enforcement Division.Captain Jason Lee has been appointed to Operations Major.  Major Lee began his career in 1998 as a field officer assigned to Johnson County later transferring to Brown County.  He was promoted to District 6 Lieutenant in 2009 before being promoted to South Region Captain in 2011.  He is a 2014 graduate of the FBI National Academy and a 2016 graduate of Police Executive Leadership Academy (PELA).  The Operations Major provides statewide supervision and oversight of operational needs of the ten districts and 2 regions.Lieutenant Tim Beaver has been appointed to South Region Captain.  Captain Beaver began his career as a field officer assigned to Bartholomew County in 2003.  He was promoted to District 6 Lieutenant in 2011 where he provided supervision, leadership and administrative duties for 20 officers.  He is a 2011 graduate of the IMPD Leadership Academy.  The South Region Captain will provide oversight and supervision for the southern 5 district lieutenants.Sergeant Shawn Brown has been promoted to District 10 Lieutenant.  Lt. Brown served as a field officer in LaPorte County from 1995 to 2013 before being promoted to District 10 Corporal.  He was then promoted to District 10 Administrative Sergeant in 2014.  District 10 consists of 7 counties in the extreme northwest portion of the state and is home to thirteen Indiana Conservation Officers.  He is a 2014 graduate of the IMPD Leadership Academy.“I am very proud of the accomplishments of each of these leaders” said Danny L. East, DNR Law Enforcement Division Director.  “The vast duties and responsibilities of an Indiana Conservation Officer require leadership from people who have knowledge, wisdom and experience to fill the leadership role and these men have demonstrated those qualities.”FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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