Columbus – On September 26, Trooper Jacob D. Landis was promoted to the rank of sergeant by Colonel Richard S. Fambro, Patrol superintendent. Sergeant Landis will transfer from his current assignment at the Circleville Post to serve as an assistant post commander at the Granville Post.
Sergeant Landis began his Patrol career in September 2012 as a member of the 153rd Academy Class. He earned his commission in February of the following year and has been assigned to the Circleville Post throughout his career. In 2016, he was selected as Post and District Trooper of the Year. In 2018, he earned the Ace Award for excellence in auto larceny enforcement. He also earned the Criminal Patrol Award four times.
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