(ANGOLA) - An Angola resident and Indiana State Police Detective recently announced his retirement from the Department. Detective Harry N. Nix was appointed to the Department in December of 1980 as a graduate of the 40th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy. He was initially assigned to the Indiana State Police Post in Lowell where he patrolled Lake and Porter Counties for six years.
Nix was transferred to the Fort Wayne Post in 1986 where he was assigned patrol duties in both Steuben and DeKalb Counties.
Nix was promoted in 1999 to the rank of Detective in the Criminal Investigation Division at the Fort Wayne Post, a position he held until his retirement.
During his career, Nix has been an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician, a Field Training Officer, a Crash Re-constructionist, and a member of both the Tactical Intervention Platoon and the Clandestine Laboratory Teams.
He and his wife have four grown children, each of whom serves or has served his or her country in the Armed Forces, and several grandchildren.