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Cloverdale Town Marshal


Steve Hibler Steve Hibler The Cloverdale Town Council voted Tuesday evening to appoint Steven L. Hibler of Camby, Indiana as the Cloverdale Town Marshal, effective January 25, 2017. Hibler is a graduate of Decatur Central High School and holds a Bachelor of Science in Management of Human Resources as well as a Master of Science in Management from Oakland City University and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. He has served in the U.S. Army for thirty-four (34) years including combat missions in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom and currently holds the rank of Colonel. While deployed to Iraq, Hibler supervised nine thousand (9,000) soldiers and twenty-five thousand (25,000) detainees as the Chief of Staff of Detainee and Protected Persons Operations. He has served as Department Chair and Professor of Military Science at Ball State University. He served with the Indiana State Police for twenty-eight (28) years, retiring as the Assistant District Commander at the Putnamville District with the rank of First Sergeant in 2012. Hibler then served as the Chief of Police in Red Lodge, Montana from 2014 through 2016. Prior to his appointment to the Marshal position, Hibler was employed with the Putnam County Sheriffs Department as the Jail Commander.

Hibler is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and the Northwestern University Police Staff and Command School. He served as a member of the Indiana State Police SWAT team for ten (10) years. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Action Badge, Indiana National Guard Distinguished Service Medal, Order of the Marechaussee, Humanitarian Service Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal.

Hibler is a member of the National Guard Association of the United States, National Guard Association of Indiana, Indiana State Police Alliance, Military Police Regimental Association, VFW Life Member and the American Legion.

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