Batesville Police Lieutenant Retiring After 33-Year Career

Posted On March 13, 2018

Press release from Batesville Police Department

Batesville Police Department Lt. Doug Wolfer. Photo provided.

(Batesville, Ind.) – Batesville Police Lt. Douglas M. Wolfer will retire April 1 after over 33 years in law enforcement.

He started his law enforcement career in 1984 at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department in the jail. He later attended the 85th session of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy. In 1987 he started with the Brookville Police Department where he worked for approximately 8 years.

He left Brookville with the rank of Sergeant when he was hired by the Batesville Police Department in 1995. He started as a patrolman and held the ranks of Corporal, Sergeant and the current rank of Lieutenant.

He has been a certified instructor in psychomotor skills, generalist and firearms. He has served as a field training officer, accident investigator, breath test operator, managed patrol vehicle maintenance, and a procurement officer.

The Batesville Police Department would like to thank him for his service and dedication and wish him the best in his retirement.