Bartholomew County state trooper retiring after nearly 30 years

Maj. Larry Jenkins. Photo courtesy of Indiana State Police.

An Indiana State Police major and Bartholomew County resident is retiring after almost 30 years on the force.

The state police announced today that Maj. Larry D. Jenkins is retiring. He most recently served as the assistant chief of staff for communications and information systems.

Originally from Mitchell, he graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy in 1991. He patrolled Marion and Johnson counties until 1999, when he was assigned to the Seymour post, patrolling Bartholomew County. In 2004, he was promoted to sergeant and served with the Information Technology Section of the Criminal Justice Data Division. He later served as commander for the Information Technology Section and Commander of the Crminal Justice Data Division.

He and his wife have three children and are Bartholomew County residents.