City promotes Burger to JPD Sergeant

From Local Sources


JASPER — The Jasper Board of Public Works and Safety appointed Jasper Police Department Officer David Burger to the position of Sergeant on Tuesday morning.

Mayor Dean Vonderheide said that during the interview process, Burger reinforced his passion as a career police officer and desire to impact the City of Jasper and its citizens in a valued leadership role.

Burger has served with JPD as a patrolman since 2013. In addition to his duties of patrol, he is a physical tactics instructor, Taser instructor, ALICE active shooter response instructor, and field training officer. He serves on the Southern Indiana Law Enforcement Training Council as a board member and is a member of the local Fraternal Order of Police.

Prior to serving JPD, Burger was an officer with the Indiana University Police Department and has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
Burger is married to his wife, Grace.

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