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Former employees serving the community ...
Former employees serving the community were also recognized, including Greensburg Police Department Lieutenant Larry Dance, Cornerstone Bakery owner Linda Spitler, Greensburg Firefighters Trevor Cook and Troy Harmon, and Decatur County Paramedic Calvin Venable.
Greensburg - Glen Tebbe will run unopposed for the City Council At Large seat on the Democrat side of the ticket, however Keegan McCamment will have an opponent on the Republican seat in Larry Dance of the Greensburg Police Department.
served in the Gulf War during his
time in the USAF and returned home with pride.
"After returning home from my service to our country, I worked in area factories while attending college," he
Dance has also been a softball coach and a wrestling coach, helped the Purdue Extension Office teach sixth grade youth in Project Lead and he was voted Best Law Enforcement Officer of the Year three times.
"I also gained valuable experience as a member of the Community Action Coalition
helping to eliminate substance abuse in Decatur County," Dance said.
As a police officer for Greensburg, Dance said he has witnessed, first-hand, what's going on in the city, not just in the government, but on the streets as well.
"I have heard many pros and cons from every walk of life about the city of Greensburg
"I only wish to give all the people of Greensburg
a voice in city government."
has spoken to many people in town, and many of the issues they brought to him are issues he
wishes to address as well.
"(I am concerned about) issues such as the current state of infrastructure in Greensburg
and to make sure it is improved as the city grows.
Many spoke of having an elected school board rather than having people appointed to their positions," he
"They have stated that citizens and teachers do not have a voice in how our school system is shaped."
said the largest issue he
hopes to tackle, the one citizens are most concerned with, is the lack of jobs in the community.
"I would like a commitment from Honda
that more people from this city and this county will be employed over the next few years," he
enjoys city services and has received tax breaks, but less than 15 percent of the Honda
Staff is from this county.
Our unemployed work force has some of the hardest working and most intelligent people around, and they deserve these jobs."
also said he
hopes to attract more businesses to the area, boosting jobs and the local economy.
In the end, Dance
has a great desire to serve the community.
"If the citizens of Greensburg are to elect me as their Council Member at Large, I will not take this responsibility lightly," he said.
Glen Tebbe will run unopposed for the City Council At Large seat on the Democrat side of the ticket, however Keegan McCamment will have an opponent on the Republican seat in Larry Dance of the Greensburg Police Department.
Greensburg Police Chief Bill Meyerrose and Indiana State Police Lab Technician Rob Ewing sandwiched the morning's most riveting testimony, which was given by Greensburg Police Detective Larry Dance.
asked of the imaginary object Benedict was swinging.
Minutes later Dance
got his answer when Benedict told him it was a skillet.
asked."Eighty, 90, or 1,000?"
Seconds later the videotape ended and Dance
was excused from the stand.
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Larry G. Dance
Larry G. Dance
Anonymous Greensburg Daily News
The Greensburg Daily News Wed Jan 30, 2013, 05:14 PM EST
Greensburg - Larry G. Dance, 42, passed away Jan. 29, 2013 at his residence in Greensburg.
was born in Greensburg
Dec. 31, 1970 to Gene and Margaret (Powers) Dance.
Larry was a 1989 graduate of Greensburg Community High School.
After graduation, he joined the Air Force and was a veteran of Desert Storm where he earned the Act of Bravery Medal among other honors.
Larry served the community for 18 years at the Greensburg Police Department and was currently a Lieutenant.
As a member of the police department, he had numerous accomplishments which included: former Officer of the Year, Tag Team Commander, Rescue Diver, Hostage Negotiator, Close Quarter Combat Instructor, Taser Electronic Control Device Instructor, Field Training Coordinator, Fire Investigator I, Ground Fighting & Survival Tactics Instructor, Primary Instructor for the Department, former member of the SWAT Team, and he was a former detective.
Larry had an Associate's Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University graduating Magna Cum Laude.
He was also a former assistant wrestling coach for Greensburg High School.
participated in the World Police and Fire Games as a wrestler.
He was a member of the American Legion and Eagles, both in Greensburg, and was a former President of the FOP.
Larry G. Dance
Larry Dance of the ...
Larry Dance of the Greensburg Police Department.
Officials have not released the cause of the 42-year-old's death or if he was working for the police department at the time.