GARY DUDLEY was appointed as a Trooper with the Indiana State Police on December 14, 1979. Gary was promoted to Sergeant in 1991 and served as a training officer in the Training Division. He was promoted to First Sergeant in 1999 and again promoted in 2005 to Lieutenant. Gary was the Commander of the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy. Gary served with the Indiana State Police over 26 years.
Gary and Carolyn were married on June 1, 1991. Gary is also survived by his brother, Danny, and countless family and friends. Gary's father, Orsel, died in December 2010. Gary will always be remembered for his sense of humor, his compassion for others, and dedication to Honoring Fallen Officers and supporting their Survivors.