Batesville resident to lead Versailles detectives

Versailles, In. — Indiana State Police superintendent Douglass Carter has announced the promotion of detective Kip Main to the rank of Sergeant. Main will take over as the Investigative Squad Leader of the Versailles District.
Main is a 1989 graduate of Lawrenceburg High School and Marshall University in Huntington, WV in 1993 with a degree Criminal Justice and a minor in Sociology.  Main graduated from the 50th Indiana State Police Academy and was assigned to the Connersville Post.  In 1997, he transferred to the Versailles Post where he has served as a member of the Dive Team and ISP’s Riot Squad.  He has also trained other troopers as a Defensive Tactics Instructor, Field Training Officer, and Firearms Instructor.  Sgt. Main served as a Gaming Agent on the Belterra Casino from 2000 to 2002 before serving as a Detective for the Versailles Post from 2002 until his recent promotion. 

Main will now supervise a squad of detectives in the Versailles District which covers ten counties in Southeast Indiana.  Sgt. Main was selected after participating in a competitive Indiana State Police promotion process.  The process includes a written examination and oral interview.  

Sgt. Main resides in Batesville, Indiana with his wife Cara.  Sgt. Main has three children in college and one in high school.