Indianapolis- Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter has announced the promotion of Senior Trooper John Perrine to the rank of Sergeant to serve as the Public Information Officer for the Indianapolis District.
Perrine is a native of Sheridan and a 2000 graduate of Sheridan High School. After high school he attended Indiana State University until being chosen to attend the 63rd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy in November of 2002. Upon his academy graduation in 2003 he was assigned to the Lowell Post to patrol northern Lake County. Perrine transferred to the Pendleton District in 2005 and worked Hamilton County. In 2010 Hamilton County was absorbed by the Indianapolis District, where Perrine was most recently assigned.
During his career Perrine has been a firearms and tactics instructor, a field training officer, a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon and an Indiana Safe School Specialist. He is also the lead instructor in the Indianapolis District for the department’s Unarmed Response to Active Shooter Events program.
Sgt. Perrine’s new duties will include the coordination of public education programs and to serve as the Department’s news media liaison on public safety, crime prevention and law enforcement public interest issues. He will also be available to present public safety and informational programs to community and service organizations.
Sergeant Perrine resides in Hamilton County with his wife and two children.