State Police’s Lt. Gross among recent graduates of FBI National Academy PDF Print E-mail

Lt. Delmer Gross of the Sellersburg post of the Indiana State Police was among 224 law enforcement officers who graduated September 15 from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in Quantico, Va.


He was one of four officers from Indiana enrolled in the class.

The Academy offers ten weeks of advanced communication, leadership and fitness training for selected officers who have proven records of professionalism with their agencies.

Training for the program is provided by the FBI Academy instructional staff, special agents and other staff members holding advanced degrees.

Lt. Gross joined the Indiana State Police in 1989, and was assigned to the Sellersburg post. He worked road duties until being promoted to district detective in 1995.

In 2004, he was promoted to sergeant in the laboratory Division as a polygraph examiner. In his current promotion to lieutenant, the officer is the Area IV Investigative Commander.

The officer is a Switzerland County native and resides in Scott County with wife Susan and son Brentin. The couple’s oldest son, Kevin, is an eight-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

FBI Associate Deputy Director David Bowdich was the principal speaker at the graduation ceremony.