1 year ago by Bob Gough
Sgt. Troy Rupert has been with ISP since 1999
Illinois State Police District 20 Commander, Captain Robert Elliott announced that Sergeant Troy Rupert was selected as Illinois State Police District 20 Trooper of the Year and will represent District 20 as a candidate for the Illinois State Police Officer of the Year in Springfield.
Sergeant Rupert began his Illinois State Police career in April of 1999 after working four years with the Quincy Police Department. Upon completion of his training at the Illinois State Police Academy, He was assigned to Pittsfield, District 20 patrol.
While Sergeant Rupert’s primary duties focus on patrol, he has performed many other duties. He served as District 20’s K-9 Officer, District 20 Special Enforcement Team for multiple years, and continues to perform Field Training Officer, and Juvenile Officer duties. He also has received 2 Department Commendations.
Even with these additional duties, Sergeant. Rupert continues to display exemplary leadership and work ethic. During 2007, he was recognized by the Illinois Department of Transportation for his efforts in DUI enforcement.
Sergeant Rupert resides in Quincy with his family and serves as a role model to the youth of the community. He displays strong family values, as well as, a dedication and commitment to his assignment and profession.
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