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Greencastle native promoted by ISP to Trooper Detective

Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter recently announced the promotion of Trooper Colton Maynor to the rank of Trooper Detective.

Maynor’s responsibilities will include conducting criminal investigations and managing, investigating, and processing crime scenes. He will also be interviewing victims, witnesses, and informants. Detective Maynor will also be responsible for appraising affected commanders and other personnel of crime investigations and related activity.

A native of Greencastle, Detective Maynor is a 2012 graduate of South Putnam High School. He attended Vincennes University and graduated with an Associate Degree in Criminology in 2014, and then received a Bachelor's Degree in 2021 for Homeland Security.

Detective Maynor was a member of the 2015, 75th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy and was assigned to the Lafayette Post upon graduation, transferring to the Putnamville Post in 2016, where he worked as a road patrol trooper assigned to Putnam County. Throughout his career he has served the state police as a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon, as a Defensive Tactic Instructor, and an Internet Crimes Against Children Investigator.

First Sergeant Brian Maudlin, commander of Criminal Investigations at the Putnamville Post stated, “We are very excited to have Detective Maynard become part of our investigative team here at the Putnamville Post. He will be an asset. Maynor’s primary county of assignment will be Putnam County, where he will continue to serve his community.”

Detective Maynor is a resident of Putnam County with his wife, Alex, and two children, Oaklyn and Rowen.

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