Vanderburgh Co. Sheriff’s Office to hold recognition ceremony

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On Monday, the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office will host a public ceremony to recognize the accomplishments of several sheriff’s deputies and one confinement officer.

Additionally, five new deputy sheriffs will be sworn in.

The ceremony will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the ballroom of Evansville’s Old Courthouse, located at 201 NW 4th Street.

Those individuals being recognized are:

New Deputy Sheriffs

Erich Carlson

Evan Luigs

Jacob Fuller

Eric Gander

Eric Ervin


Sheriff’s Community Service Award – Detective Matt Elrod

Life Saver Award – Officer Steven Stuart

Certificate of Appreciation – Mr. Shawn Collins (Extend Group)


Sgt. Aaron Hunter – 24 years of service

Lt. Dave Townsend – 23 years of service

Major Rick Pace – 23 years of service


Korey Chapman – Sergeant

Brandon Harrison – Sergeant

Jason King – Sergeant

Erik Nilssen – Sergeant

Andrew Guth – Sergeant

Nathan Sugarman – Lieutenant

Robert Clark – Lieutenant

Mark Rasure – Lieutenant

Noah Robinson – Major

ILEA Graduates

Craig Carroll – Probationary Deputy Sheriff

Elliot Lehmann – Probationary Deputy Sheriff

Michael Schneider – Probationary Deputy Sheriff

Completion of Probationary Year:

Jordan Kuester – Deputy Sheriff

Chelsea Trail – Deputy Sheriff

Jared Zwilling – Deputy Sheriff

Clint Stanton – Deputy Sheriff

Michael Brown – Deputy Sheriff

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(This story was originally published on January 10, 2019)

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