Mike Hamilton has secured Lieutenant status with the THP District 3, Troop E in
Jeremy K. Austin, an eight-year member of the THP, has been promoted to Sergeant of the Research, Planning and Development division. Austin began his career with the THP in January 2002, where he was first assigned to Putnam County as a Road Trooper. After a four-year stint on the road, Austin was transferred to RPD in October 2006 to work on the Electronic Crash Reporting System. Sgt. Austin continues to work with the TITAN electronic reporting system and technology, and also serves as the Reporting Agency Coordinator with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). Austin, a member of the THP Honor Guard, is married with two young children. They reside in Sparta.