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Peru – Today, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter announced the promotion of Lieutenant Jeremy Kelly to the rank of Captain. In his new assignment, Kelly will serve as the commander for the Indiana State Police Area I, which includes the Indiana State Police Peru, Lowell, and Lafayette Districts.

Captain Kelly is a 17 year veteran of the Indiana State Police Department. He has worked his entire career from the Indiana State Police Peru Post, where he was assigned after graduating from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy. Kelly has served the Peru District as a road trooper, a corporal duty officer, a sergeant squad leader, and for seven years as the post commander.

Kelly has served as a field training officer and as a member of the Indiana State Police Clandestine Lab Team. He was also a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon, before becoming the platoon’s commander.

Kelly is originally from Portland, IN. He now resides in Miami County with his wife and their two children.