Captain Mark G. Inman, commanding officer of Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is retiring March 1.

Inman was appointed to the patrol on July 1, 1990, as a member of the 63rd recruit class. He was promoted to captain in March 2014.

Inman was first assigned to Zone 5 of Troop G in Ozark and Douglas counties. He transferred in 1994 to the Division of Drug and Crime Control in Jefferson City as a criminal investigator. He transferred to Zone 3 of Troop G in July 1997 and that September was promoted to corporal and designated assistant zone supervisor of the zone.

Inman was appointed to sergeant and designated zone supervisor of Troop G, Zone 6, Howell and Oregon counties on Jan. 1, 2001. In September 2003, he transferred to Troop G headquarters, where he served as the evidence officer. Just under two years later, he was promoted to lieutenant.

Inman grew up in Springfield. He graduated from Glendale High School in 1979 and in 1990 earned an associate’s degree from Mineral Area College in Park Hills. In 2013, he completed training with the International Association of Chiefs of Police Leadership In Police Organizations.

Inman and his wife, Sara J. Scott, have three sons, Josh, Jeremy, and Jordan.

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