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Keith A. Henderson is a former State Trooper who served as First Sergeant and Legal Adviser for the Indiana State Police. He was appointed to the Office of Prosecutor in Crawford County, Indiana on March 13, 1998 and elected to a full term the following November. In 2002, Mr. Henderson was elected to the Office of the Floyd County Prosecutor and he has served as such since January 1, 2003, having won re-election in 2006 and 2010. Mr. Henderson received a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Valparaiso University and a J.D. from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville.
Mr. Henderson instructs law enforcement agencies and Prosecuting Attorney Councils at conferences and lectures within the Southern Indiana region and across the country. He has been a featured speaker for the International Association for Identification, the Missouri Capital Litigation Conference, and frequently lectures for the Indiana Prosecuting Attorney’s Council. Mr. Henderson is a member of the Board of Directors for the Indiana Prosecuting Attorney’s Council and a past Chairman. He is currently the Chairman of its Ethics Committee and serves on the Indiana Supreme Court Rules Committee.
In December 2010, Mr. Henderson was selected by his peers as the Indiana representative to the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) to represent the interests of Indiana prosecutors. The NDAA is the oldest and largest professional organization representing criminal prosecutors in the world and serves as a nationwide, interdisciplinary resource center for training, research, technical assistance, and publications reflecting the highest standards and cutting-edge practices of the prosecutorial profession.
As Floyd County Prosecutor, Mr. Henderson has been featured in Louisville Magazine, Southern Indiana Living, and CBS 48 Hours Mystery. He has received the Excellence in Legal Advocacy Award from the Harrison/Crawford County Bar Association, the Home Run Hitters Award of Excellence by the National District Attorney’s Association, the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Louisville-Metro Outstanding Service Award, and the 2009 Family and Children’s Place Gold Medal Award for his outstanding work in the community on behalf of children.
Mr. Henderson is married to Dr. Amy Hallal-Henderson and has three children.