Amsden is a native of Bourbon, graduating from Triton High School and then served 5 years in the United States Marine Corps. He is married and has four children.
Carl started his Law Enforcement career as a Reserve for the Bourbon Police Department. He then attended and graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in 2014. Since graduating the Academy he has served as a part time officer for the Towns of Bourbon, Culver and Argos. He will start his full time duties starting August 1, 2016