Dustin Eggert, a 2011 graduate of Trine University who now works as an Indiana State
Police trooper, directs a team from the University of Wisconsin-Superior as they process
a mock crime scene Friday morning, Oct. 13, in the Baymont Inn & Suites in Auburn.
About 75 students from Northwestern College in Bridgeview, Illinois; the University
of Wisconsin-Superior in Superior, Wisconsin; Inver Hills Community College in Inver
Grove Heights, Minnesota; Waukesha County Technical College in Waukesha, Wisconsin;
Vincennes University and Trine participated in the annual Region 6 Conference for
the American Criminal Justice Association (ACJA) on Friday, Oct. 13, and Saturday,
Oct. 14. Two chapters of law enforcement professionals also took part. Trine University’s
Tau Alpha Omicron chapter of the ACJA hosted the event at the inn and the Auburn Police
Department’s firearms range. The conference includes competitions in crime scene investigation,
written examinations on various criminal justice categories, physical agility and
firearms, and concludes Saturday evening with guest speaker Chief Deputy Rodney Robinson
from the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and an awards banquet.
Photos by Dean Orewiler