First Sergeant from Lafayette District Recognized for 30 Years of Service 

LAFAYETTE – The Lafayette District Commander, Lieutenant Tom McKee, recognized First Sergeant Ann Hampton for achieving 30 years of service to the Department and the citizens of Indiana.

Hampton is a native of Starke County, Indiana and graduated from Knox High School in 1988. After graduation, Hampton went on to attend Purdue University, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Law and Society in 1992. Upon graduation, Hampton became an Indiana State Police Dispatcher for the Bremen District in 1993.

On December 24, 1995, Hampton graduated from the 53rd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy and was appointed as a trooper assigned to the Lowell Post. Hampton primarily patrolled Jasper and Newton County before being transferred to the Gaming Division. Hampton worked in the Gaming Division until 1997, when she transferred to the Bremen Post. Hampton patrolled Marshal County until 2008, when she transferred to the Lafayette Post, and in 2011 she was promoted to Sergeant at the Lafayette Post. In 2017, Hampton was given a lateral promotion and transferred as a Sergeant in the Special Operations Planning Section. In 2022, Hampton was the promoted to Assistant District Commander of the Lafayette Post and currently serves in that position.

During Hampton’s 30-year career, she has served on the Tactical Intervention Platoon, as a Field Training Officer, as a Field Training Officer Coordinator, and as a Recruit School Counselor for the 67th and 68th Recruit Academies.

Hampton currently resides in Tippecanoe County.