Name: William “Mitch” Klein
Position: Police Officer
How long have your worked as an officer for Perry Township Schools? 2 Years
Where did you grow up: Martinsville, Indiana
Education/Training Background: I graduated from Martinsville High School in 2008 and then attended and graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice in 2012. I recently graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy earning the Academic Award for my class.
Favorite band or Musician: Garth Brooks
What is something our students might be surprised to learn about you? I am a huge college sports fan…especially University of Tennessee. Go Vols!
If you were trapped on a deserted island, what are three items you would want to have with you? Coffee, Bacon, and Bear Grylls… Bear Grylls would definitely be helpful.
Name one person – Living or Dead –you would like to invite to dinner? Peyton Manning. It is not often that we hear of professional athletes being great leaders and humanitarians off of the field.
Did you always want to work in this field? Yes!
What made you want to become a School Police Officer? I always have enjoyed helping others and helping my community, and what can be more fulfilling than helping out students in our community?!
Do you have any specific goals for the Perry Township students? I would like to see Perry Township students grow and be great leaders in society.
Anything else you want our students to know? Perry Township officers are here to help and love interacting with the community. If you see us around town, feel free to say hi!