Senior Trooper Rainey Is Promoted To Rank Of Sergeant


    Evansville – Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter has promoted Senior Trooper Seth Rainey to the rank of Sergeant and transferred to the Human Resources Division to serve as a recruiter.

    Rainey is a native of Mt. Vernon and a 2003 graduate from Mt. Vernon High School. He later attended Ball State University and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree. Rainey also played football while attending Ball State.

    Rainey graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy in December of 2008 and was assigned to the Lowell District where he patrolled Porter and LaPorte Counties.  In April 2010, he transferred to the Evansville District where he primarily patrolled Vanderburgh and Posey Counties. Rainey served has a K-9 handler for several years and was on the district tactical intervention platoon team. Rainey also attended the Indiana State Police Leadership Academy and received a lifesaving award for his assistance in reviving an 80-year-old New Hampshire man who became unresponsive while sitting in traffic on St. Joseph Avenue just north of the Lloyd Expressway.

    Sergeant Rainey resides in Posey County with his wife and three children.



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