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ISP: Lt. Terry Gose new Lowell post chief

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The Indiana State Policeís Lowell post has a new commander.

Terry Gose, formerly Sergeant, has been promoted to Lieutenant and named the Lowell postís District Commander.

The Lowell post covers Porter, Lake, LaPorte, Newton, Jasper, Pulaski, and Starke counties.

Lt. Gose, 47, is an 18-year veteran of the ISP. A Merrillville native, he graduated Merrillville High School and, in 1989, earned a bachelorís degree in aeronautical and aerospace engineering from Purdue University in Lafayette.

After completing the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy in 1995, Gose was appointed trooper and assigned to the Lowell post, where he worked Lake County for five years. He was subsequently tasked to the Gaming Division for one year, then promoted to District Squad Corporal, then in 2003 to District Squad Sergeant.

During his career, Gose served as a field training officer, an FTO coordinator, and a crash reconstructionist and belonged to the Tactical Intervention Platoon.

Lt. Gose was named Officer of the Year for 2013 by the District One Law Enforcement Council and the Northwest Indiana Public Information Officerís Association. He is also a recipient of the ISP Silver Star, awarded for an act of personal bravery above and beyond the call of duty.

Lt. Gose resides in Porter County with his family.


Posted 5/20/2014