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Fort Wayne State Police post welcomes three new troopers

Alejandro Hernandez
Adam Kitson
Ben Walker

The Indiana State Police post in Fort Wayn has three new troopers. Alejandro Hernandez, Trooper Adam Kitson, and Trooper Benjamin Walker, were previously assigned to the ISP Toll Road Post.

Hernandez is a 2013 graduate of Eastside High School in Butler. In 2016 he completed an associate’s degree in criminal justice through Ivy Tech Fort Wayne prior to graduating in 2017 from Trine University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Hernandez and his wife Kailoni live in Steuben County.

Kitson is a 2002 graduate of Prairie Heights High School in LaGrange and a 2006 graduate of Tri-State University (Trine), where he obtained BA/BS degrees in criminal justice and psychology. Prior to joining the Indiana State Police, Kitson served as an officer with the Fremont Police Department from 2013-2018. In addition to his primary patrol duties, Kitson currently serves as a member of the ISP Honor Guard and is a certified general instructor. He lives in rural Steuben County with his wife, Mary, and their two children.

Walker is a high school graduate (home schooled) and a previous small business owner who from the age of 15 ran a landscape business for nine years prior to joining the Indiana State Police in 2018. Walker also previously served as a reserve deputy marshal with the Waterloo Police department from 2016-2018 and lives in rural Steuben County with his wife Morgan and their three sons.

All three Troopers have been assigned to road patrol duties in the Fort Wayne District’s northern most counties of DeKalb, Noble, LaGrange, and Steuben. Anyone with an interest in becoming an ISP trooper should visit https://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm for current hiring information.

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