INDIANAPOLIS - The former Hamilton County sheriff will lead the Indiana State Police under Gov.-elect Mike Pence.
Doug Carter, a former state trooper who served two terms as sheriff, will be named superintendent of ISP.
"Doug Carter is a veteran of the State Police and served the people of Hamilton County well as sheriff," Pence said in a news release. "His experience will help him provide leadership to the state police who so capably serve all Hoosiers."
Other appointments announced Wednesday:
- Rob Carter will continue to serve as director of the Department of Natural Resources
- Jeff Cardwell appointed as executive director of faith-based and community initiatives
- Dan Norton to lead the Office of Community and Rural Affairs
- Zac Jackson will be the majority deputy budget director
Senior staff hires announced Wednesday:
- Ryan Streeter to serve as as senior economic policy director
- Christy Denault named communications director
Kara Brooks to serve as press secretary