Lawrence Police Department Welcomes New Officer

June 1, 2023

Please join us in welcoming LPD’s newest officer, Austin Rader!
Officer Rader took the Oath of Office today from City of Lawrence Clerk Kathy Walton and was presented his department badge by LPD Chief Curtis Bigsbee.
Officer Rader joins LPD after graduating from Huntington University (Huntington, IN) with a degree in Criminal Justice. He is originally from the Greencastle/Putnam County area.
Officer Rader will start his new officer training immediately here at LPD, prior to attending the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.
Welcome to LPD, Officer Rader!


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