Long time spokesperson for the Indiana State Police, Capt. David Bursten, retired Friday.  Though retired from the state police, his service to the State of Indiana will continue with the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) where he will serve as the Chief Communications Officer.  He starts this chapter of public service today that will include management of internal and external communication of activities of interest at IDOC facilities located across Indiana.
David will maintain his membership with the Indianapolis Public Relations Society (IPRS) as well as with the National Information Officers Association (NIOA).  Recently promoted F/Sgt. Ron Galaviz is assuming the duties and responsibilities of retired Capt. Bursten.