ISP Master Trooper Aaron Pfaff promoted to Sergeant


INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter announced the promotion of Master Trooper Aaron Pfaff to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Pfaff will serve as a squad sergeant for the Indianapolis Post. He was selected through a competitive process including a written test, oral interview, and overall evaluation of his job performance.

Sergeant Pfaff is a native of Willow Branch and a 2000 graduate of Eastern Hancock High School. After high school, he attended Indiana State University where he majored in Criminology. Pfaff also served in the National Guard and was deployed to Bosnia during his senior year of college. He was selected to attend the 67th Indiana State Police Academy and graduated in 2007.

His first duty assignment was to the Indianapolis Post. During his career he has been a member of the Mobile Field Force Team, a field training officer. a hostage crisis negotiator, and on the methamphetamine suppression team. In 2013, he was selected to the ISP Motorcycle Patrol where he served until 2018. While on the motorcycle team, he participated in many diplomatic escorts for presidents and vice presidents as they visited Indiana. In 2018, he returned to the Indianapolis District and patrolled Hancock County and the east side of Marion County.

In his new role, Sergeant Pfaff will supervise and mentor a squad of troopers assigned to the Indianapolis District.

Sergeant Pfaff currently resides in Hancock County with his wife and his daughter.