Capitol Police Senior Officer announces retirement after 30 years of service

INDIANAPOLIS -An Indiana State Police Master Officer with the Capitol Police Section has announced his retirement from the Department following a career that has spanned 30-plus years. 

Master Officer Scott L. Alexander, a Marion County native, is a 1983 graduate of Southport High School. He furthered his education and graduated from Vincennes University in 1986 with an Associate’s Degree in Music-Fine Arts, a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Theory/Education from Indiana State University in 1989, and pursued his graduate degree in Music Technology from Indiana University in 1994. On August 28, 1999, he graduated from the 139th class of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and was appointed as a Capitol Police Officer. 

In December of 1999, Alexander was promoted to the rank of Detective Sergeant and served in that capacity until 2013.

During his career, Alexander also served as the Capitol Police District Investigative Commander (DIC) as well as the Section’s Police Mountain Bicycle Commander, Field Training Officer Coordinator, Governor’s Residence Sergeant, and taught as an Instructor Generalist.    

Alexander has one son, Donny, who is a senior at Southport High School.