Sergeant Bill Dalton Promoted to District Investigations Commander

Indianapolis, IN – Superintendent Douglas Carter has announced to promotion of Bill Dalton to the rank of First Sergeant, he will serve as the Indianapolis District Investigations Commander.

First Sergeant Bill Dalton

First Sergeant Dalton is a Portage Indiana native and a 1992 graduate of Portage High School. He went on to receive a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Indianapolis in 1997. Bill was chosen to attend the 60th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy which he successfully completed in December of 2000. He was assigned to the Indianapolis District where he patrolled until 2006 when he was promoted to detective. While serving in investigations Bill became an intrical part of special events planning and coordination. In 2012 he was promoted to Sergeant in Special Operations to serve in the Strategic Planning Unit. Dalton has played a major role in safety and security planning for dozens of events including Super Bowl XLVI, Indianapolis 500, Indiana State Fair, Presidential Visits, and the Bicentennial Torch Relay.

During Bill’s career he has been a Hostage Crisis Negotiator and is currently the commander of the team. In his new position as District Investigative Commander, Dalton will lead a squad of detectives. He will oversee district investigative operations, review case reports and work closely with other police agencies and prosecutor’s offices.

Bill currently resides in Greenfield with his wife and children.

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