Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter recently announced the promotion of Master Trooper Mick Dockery to the rank of sergeant.  Sergeant Dockery earned this promotion through the completion of written testing and a competitive interview process.  As a sergeant, Dockery will supervise a group of troopers at the Bremen Post.

Dockery is a graduate of Eastbrook High School in Marion, IN.  Following high school, he attended Taylor University on a football scholarship for three years and later attended Indiana Tech University earning a degree in Criminal Justice.

Dockery was assigned to the Bremen Post after graduating from the Indiana State Police 58th Recruit Academy in December of 1999.  He has also spent time as a Gaming Agent with the Indiana Gaming Commission. During his tenure with the Indiana State Police, Dockery has been a K9 handler, field training officer, emergency vehicle operations instructor, defensive tactics instructor, diver on the Underwater Search and Recovery Team (USRT), and been a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon (TIP).  Dockery has also had temporary assignments to investigations and the Drug Enforcement Section (DES).  He has also held certifications as a Level III Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) inspector and has been a Special Operations K9 Master Trainer.

Dockery has had his work recognized for keeping Indiana‚Äôs roadways safe from drunk drivers by receiving the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Award in 2001, 2004, and 2020.  In 2020, Dockery was awarded the DUI Life Award, and DUI District Award, as well as being named the Trooper of the District and Trooper of the Year.  Dockery was recognized in 2021 with the District DUI Award and Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Traffic Safety All-Stars Award.  He is also the recipient of a Combat Action Award and Gold Star.

Dockery resides in St. Joseph County with his wife Heather and their four children.