Wooten graduated from the Indiana State Police Recruit Academy in 2004. He was assigned to the Toll Road, transferring to the Jasper District in 2006 to patrol Perry County. As a member of the Indiana State Police, Wooten has served as a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon, a Field Training Officer, and a Firearms Instructor. On Sunday, September 14, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter promoted Trooper George Wooten to the rank of Sergeant to serve as a District Squad Leader for the Jasper Post.Wooten is a native of Jackson County and a 2000 graduate of Brownstown Central High School. After high school, Wooten earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2004.