Sherri Heichelbech, Member at Large

Sherri Heichelbech is a First Sergeant for the Indiana State Police.  First Sergeant Heichelbech became a member of the department in 1994.  In her 25 years with the department she has risen through the ranks.  She has worked as a Road Trooper, Crime Scene Investigator and is currently in the Internal Investigations section. 

It is noteworthy that First Sergeant Heichelbech worked the road in Spencer County and held the positions of sergeant in the Indiana State Police Laboratory and served as the first female crime scene .investigator. First Sergeant Heichelbech is currently assigned to the Internal Investigations section.  She was one of the first females to be selected for the Underwater Search and Rescue Team.  Through her sixteen years on the team she assigned to the Area III team leader instructor and instructor trainer.  She was the first female to hold these positions for the Indiana State Police.   

First Sergeant Heichelbech holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology from University of Southern Indiana.  

In addition to being a member of NAWLEE since 2016, First Sergeant Heichelbech is a member of the National  Internal Affair Investigators Association and the Steering Committee member of the Indiana State Police Woman Mentoring and Leadership Committee, Indiana State Police Alliance.  She has also served her community on several community boards.