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Indiana State Police-Peru District 16-Peru, IN
Monday May 15th, 2017 :: 03:32 p.m. EDT


Master Trooper Jan Maller Promoted to Sergeant

Peru – Today, Indiana State Police Superintendent Douglas G. Carter announced the promotion of Master Trooper Jan Maller to the rank of sergeant. In his new assignment, Maller will serve in the Indiana State Police Training Division.
Maller, a 30-year-veteran of the department, began his career at the Indiana State Police Peru Post where he was assigned road patrol duties primarily in Wabash County. Maller patrolled Wabash County for 29 years, until 2015, when he was reassigned to the Indiana State Police Training Division.  With his recent promotion, Maller will serve as a sergeant in the Indiana State Police Training Division.
Maller has been a state police defensive tactics instructors for approximately 24 years. He is renowned throughout the state for having trained hundreds of troopers in defensive tactics. He is one of the authors for the current version of the Indiana State Police Defensive Tactics Program.
During his career, Maller has served as a field training officer, a crash reconstructionist, as a member of the Tactical Intervention Platoon, and a speed timing device instructor.
Maller is a 1978 graduate of Bluffton High School in Wells County. He holds a criminal justice degree from Ball State University. Maller and his wife currently reside in Wabash County. They have three adult children and five grandchildren.

Indiana State Police-Peru District 16-Peru, IN
1451 North Eel River Cemetery Road
Peru, IN 46970

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-473-6666

Sergeant Tony Slocum
Public Information Officer

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