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Indiana Conservation Officer Shane Cooper has been awarded the District Seven Indiana Conservation Officer of the year.
The district award qualifies Officer Cooper for the James D. Pitzer award which is given to the top overall Conservation Officer in the state of Indiana and is named after officer Pitzer, who was shot and killed in Jay County in 1961.

ICO Shane Cooper Public Safety Dive Team

Cooper’s primary county assignment is Knox County where he has served since 2013. Before moving to Knox County he served in Parke County for four years.

In addition to his normal patrol responsibilities, Officer Cooper also serves as a field training officer, sonar operator and is a member of the Indiana Conservation Officer Public Safety Dive team.

During his short time in District Seven he has proven to be an outstanding officer who serves the citizens and sportsmen of our area admirably.

The district award is selected by the other officers who work within District Seven, which consists of ten southwestern Indiana counties including Dubois, Spencer, Warrick, Pike, Daviess and Martin counties.

District 7 is headquartered in Winslow.

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