At a post meeting held on December 9, 2015, Indiana State Police Lieutenant Dan Jones, Commander of the Putnamville District, recognized six employees for their years of service and one other for safe driving. Detective Tony Guinn received a longevity award for 25 years of service. Master Trooper Chip McKee was recognized for 20 years of service. Master Trooper Ritch Reynolds was also recognized for 20 years of service. Sergeant Kris Fitzgerald was recognized for 15 years of service and currently is the squad supervisor for troopers in Sullivan County. Master Trooper Tom Hanks was also recognized for 15 years of service and more importantly, upgraded from Senior Trooper to Master Trooper. Data Input Operator Leesa Slover was recognized for 10 years of service. Master Trooper Don Farris was awarded a rare 1,800,000 safe driving accident free miles.