The Superintendent of the Indiana State Police, Douglas G. Carter, has announced the promotion of Senior Trooper Seth A. Tumey to the rank of Sergeant.
Sergeant Tumey will serve within the Public Information Office as the Special Programs Coordinator and will oversee the Indiana State Police Youth Camp Program.
Tumey, who is originally from Franklin, is a 2000 graduate of Franklin Community High School. On July 8, 2007, he graduated from the 67th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy and was appointed as a Trooper and assigned to the Indiana State Police Post in Pendleton where he served for three years before being transferred to the Indianapolis Post. During that time, Tumey served as a Counselor for the 74th,75th and 76th Indiana State Police Recruit Academies.
During his career, Tumey has served the Indiana State Police in the following disciplines: Field Training Officer, Control Tactics Instructor, Firearms Instructor and Taser Instructor.
Tumey, his wife and three children are residents of Hancock County.