Join Lt. Deven L. Hostetler (Area II Investigative Commander, Field Investigations, District 22, Fort Wayne Indiana State Police), for a discussion of the current trends investigators are seeing within financial scams investigations. He will discuss past investigation and what you can do to better protect yourself. It is often thought the ageing population is at the greatest risk, however; the scammers have become very good at their craft and under the right circumstances anyone can fall prey. Take the time to attend this presentation and learn how you can better protect you and your loved ones.
Lt. Hostetler is a twenty-three-year veteran of the Department. His role as an investigator began in 2008, when he promoted from a road patrol assignment into the Criminal Investigative Division to serve as a detective at the Fort Wayne Post. In 2016, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served as the Investigative Squad Leader at the Fort Wayne Post. In 2019 he was promoted to the rank of First Sergeant and served as the District Investigative Commander for the Fort Wayne Post.
As an Area Investigative Commander, Lt. Hostetler is responsible for providing supervision, direction, and support for the District Investigative Commander(s) that manage criminal investigations at the Fort Wayne, Bremen, and Toll Road Post(s).
Lt. Hostetler is a native of LaGrange, Indiana. He is a 1991 graduate of Lakeland High School, and a 1995 graduate of Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan. Prior to the Indiana State Police, Hostetler worked for the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department and the Kendallville Police Department. He and his family reside in rural LaGrange County.