Sergeant Dave Henderson Gives Final 10-42

By: Corbin Lingenfelter, News Director

Jasper- After 30 years with the Indiana State Police, Sergeant Dave Henderson has signed off for the final time from field duty.

Sergeant Henderson made the call on October 29th. Following dispatches.

“Jasper thirty-four-ten I will be ten-forty-two for the final time,” radioed Sgt. Henderson.

Following dispatches recognition, Henderson received many congratulations and words of admiration from his fellow troopers with ISP.

“Thanks for all the comradery, council and memories,” Said one trooper, “God speed, love you man.”

“Thanks for looking out for us, we love you and good luck,” said another trooper.

During these words, a video posted on the Indiana State Police-Jasper Post’s Facebook page showed the longtime member of the ISP family emotional during these final calls.

“I’m the luckiest guy in the world,” said Sergeant Henderson in an interview with WITZ, “I just wanted to be a trooper. That dream became a reality the last thirty years and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.”

Henderson began his career with the state police in 1993. Most recently he served as the Public Information Officers, sharing press releases to citizens and media outlets. There have been several moments that stuck out to him, so many it’s hard to pin point exactly one that was the most memorable.

“There’s several, I’ve gotten to drive the Indianapolis Five-Hundred track in one of our (ISP) high performance vehicles, ran with a swat team, rappel down a building, there’s so many that it’s hard to pick just one.” Shared Sergeant Henderson.

Henderson is running for Orange County Sheriff, an election he is running unopposed. Once elected, he will take over at the start of the year. His final official day with ISP will be in December.