On January 5th Sgt. Melanie Sheets became Detective Sgt. Melanie Sheets for the Valparaiso Police Department.
Sgt. Sheets has been with the department for 17 years and was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in January 2005. Melanie had recently been a Patrol Supervisor prior to her lateral transfer. While in patrol she was the department’s Field Training Coordinator overseeing all the training for new offices hired. She was also a domestic violence instructor, crime scene specialist and drug recognition expert.
Detective Sgt. Melanie Sheets is the first female detective at the Valparaiso Police Department. Congratulations Melanie!