Officer Paul Harper was sworn in to the Boonville Police Department in March of 2016. Paul was raised in Elberfeld and graduated from Harrison High School in 2009. Paul has an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Ivy Tech and is currently attending Indiana State University for his Bachelor’s degree. Paul started his career in public service as a correctional officer at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility for two years. Paul then became a jail officer at the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department before becoming a police officer with the Clinton City Police Department. Paul graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Plainfield in July of 2015. Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, playing golf, and deer hunting.