Indiana State Police promote Zehnder to sergeant
Indiana State Police trooper Dustin Zehnder was recently promoted to sergeant by Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas Carter. He will serve as one of five squad sergeants assigned to the Sellersburg Post.
Zehnder is a 2005 graduate of New Albany High School and attended Indiana University Southeast. He joined the Indiana National Guard in 2005, where he currently holds the rank of first sergeant and serves as the headquarters battery first sergeant for the 1-163rd Field Artillery Battalion based in Evansville. Zehnder also served a combat tour in Iraq in 2008.
Zehnder graduated from the 72nd ISP Recruit Academy in December of 2012 and was initially assigned to the Toll Road Post before transferring to Sellersburg in 2014. He was named Trooper of the District and also received the DUI Life Award in 2016.
Zehnder resides in Floyd County with his wife, Ashley, and son, Hank.