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Duane Burgess


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Read Tab Description

Our biography tab offers personal information about candidates drawn from their campaign
websites, social pages and staff research as well as information submitted directly to The Indiana
Citizen.


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Summary

Personal
Full Name : Duane E Burgess
Gender : Male
Education :

  • Indiana law Enforcement Academy in 1992, graduating in class 92-109.

  • Graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy: Graduated from the FBINA class 266, attended the Academy from October 3rd to December 16th, 2016.

 
Professional Experience :

  • White River Fire Department: Cadet

  • Volunteer Firefighter and a First Responder for White River : 1998

  • Dispatcher for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office: 1998

  • Corrections Officer for the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office

  •  Security to the Johnson County Courts and Offices.

  • Reserve Officer for the Sheriff’s Office

  • Greenwood Fire Department

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

  • Merit Deputy appointed by Sheriff Doran Miller: 1992.

  • Part-time position as Chief of Police for the City of Southport, leaving in 2008

    •  Road Enforcement: Patrol and enforcement duties, including being a Motorcycle Officer.

    • D.A.R.E Officer: (Drug Abuse Resistance and Education): Working with the school-aged residents of the county.

    • Investigations: Investigating property crimes, child abuse, sex crimes and narcotics

    • Patrol Supervisor: After twelve (12) years of unblemished service, returned to the Enforcement Division as a Sergeant.

    • Explorer Program Post Advisor: Sheriff Terry McLaughlin requested  take over the Explorer Program as the Post Advisor




 
 
Political Experience :

  • Command Staff: In 2011, Sheriff Doug Cox promoted Burgess to the rank of Major, as the Commander of the Jail Division.



    • Currently in that position, supervising fifty (50) Corrections Officer, Civil Process, Sheriff Sales and still mentoring the Explorers of Post 841



 
Org Membership :

  • Master Mason – Union Village Lodge #545,

  • Murat Shrine – Indianapolis,

  • Johnson County Shrine Club (Past President 2012),

  • Johnson County Mini Mystics,

  • Murat Shrine Fireman’s Club,

  • Murat Shrine Police Club,

  • and Fraternal Order of Police – Johnson County Lodge #154.