Five Motor Carrier Inspectors Graduate from Academy


Indianapolis – On Friday, December 5th five new Motor Carrier Inspectors graduated from the Indiana State Police Motor Carrier Inspector School.

The school started on September 29, 2014. Over the course of the school the five graduating members completed seven weeks of classroom training plus two weeks of field training to put the classroom experience into practical application. The primary focus of the training covered Indiana Motor Carrier Laws, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and how to conduct commercial motor vehicle inspections. Each graduate also received First-Aid training as well as Defensive Tactics, Water Safety and Radio Communication training.

Each graduate will report to their duty station on December 8th to complete 90 days field experience with a Motor Carrier Inspector Field Training Officer (MCI FTO). Once the field training is successfully completed each graduate with have full Motor Carrier Enforcement Authority.

The graduating officers are:

Wanda Clay, a retired Indiana State Police sergeant. Wanda is from Lake County, Indiana and will be assigned to the Lowell District Scales.

Larry Koebcke, a retired Indiana State Police sergeant. Larry is from Porter County, Indiana and will also be assigned to the Lowell District Scales.

Cheri Johnson, from Lake County, Indiana is the third graduate to also be assigned to the Lowell District Scales.

Glen Hatter from, from Madison County and David Snowden, from Vigo County will both be assigned to the Putnamville District to work at the Terre Haute Scale facility.

The attached photo shows the graduates after completing the graduation ceremony. From left to right they are Glen Hatter, Wanda Clay, David Snowden, Cheri Johnson and Larry Koebcke

To learn more about the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division of the Indiana State Police, please visit this link: