Two Indiana State Police Investigators Recognized by United States Secret Service

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Wednesday morning, two investigators from the Indiana State Police (ISP) received awards from the United States Secret Service (USSS) for their use of training received at the National Computer Forensic Institute (NCFI) in aiding in their complex and highly technical investigations.

The NCFI was opened in 2008 and is run by the USSS and the Alabama Office of Prosecution Services.  Every year, the NCFI, through the USSS and its forensic partners conduct thousands of digital examinations.  In fiscal year 2022, 4,300 law enforcement officers received training and over 156,000 examinations were conducted, of which more than 30% involved investigations into violent crimes and crimes against children.

NCFI has begun to ask USSS Field Offices around the country to submit nominations for cases in which NCFI partners have utilized their training to help solve a significant case.  The ISP were involved in two (2) of the 20 selected as NCFI Top Case Award recipients for 2022.

Special Agent in Charge of the USSS Field Office in Indianapolis Jeffrey Adams presented awards to the following ISP investigators:

  • Sergeant Jennifer Barnes
  • Sergeant Jeremy Brice

“In recognition of our partnerships with Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) and the Indiana State Police through the National Computer Forensics Institute…thank you for your great work”, commented Adams.

Pictured left to right:  ISP Superintendent Doug Carter, USSS Technical Special Agent Christian Ebel-Orr, ISP Sergeant Jeremy Brice, ISP Sergeant Jennifer Barnes, Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge Jason Chapman and USSS Special Agent in Charge Jeffrey Adams.


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