Trooper Drudge honored

Indianapolis — The Indiana State Police held an awards and recognition ceremony in Indianapolis this past Friday, Nov. 20. The ceremony publicly recognized the achievements and accomplishments that all too often go without the proper recognition. Officers were recognized for their dedication, service, bravery, devotion to the department and the citizens of Indiana. Two troopers from the Bremen Post were honored for their efforts in serving the citizens of Indiana.

Trooper Matthew Drudge received the District DUI Award for the Indiana State Police Bremen Post. This award is presented to the top trooper in each district for outstanding efforts in removing intoxicated drivers from Indiana’s roadways. Drudge’s efforts removed 27 intoxicated drivers from Indiana’s roads. Drudge is a 5-year veteran of the Indiana State Police.