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Lieutenant Brett Fitzsimmons
SWILEA Commander

bfitzsimmons@evansvillepolice.com
(812) 436-7940 

Sergeant Brian Talsma
SWILEA Director

btalsma@evansvillepolice.com
(812) 436-7950 

Police Officer: 1995 Evansville Police Dept
Work History: 1995 in Patrol; 2000 Patrol K-9 Handler; 2005 Public Information Officer; 2007 Promoted as Patrol Sergeant; 2011 as Internal Affairs Commander; 2016 as SWILEA Director.

 

Officer Jared LaFollette
SWILEA Lead Instructor

jlafollette@evansvillepolice.com
(812) 436-7952

Police Officer: 2002 Evansville Police Department
Work History: 2002 in Patrol; 2006 as a Field Training Officer; 2013 as a South Sector Crime Prevention Officer; 2016 as SWILEA Lead Instructor Training: Firearms Instructor; STOPS instructor; SFST Instructor; Active Shooter instructor.

Don Swain
 SWILEA Instructor/Assistant Firearms Coordinator

dswain@evansvillepolice.com
(812) 436-7951