First Sgt. Mischler will serve as the assistant district commander for the Terre Haute post and Det. Carter will serve in the Criminal Investigation Division at the Terre Haute district.
The officers received their new assignments through written testing and a competitive interview process.
Carter is a 14-year veteran of the department. He is a Clay County native, having graduated from Northview High School and subsequently Vincennes University with a degree in law enforcement. After his graduation from the Indiana State Recruit School, he was assigned to the Evansville District for four years.
He then transferred back home to the Terre Haute District, where he has been patrolling Clay County for the last 10 years.
During his tenure, Carter has been a crash reconstructionist for eight years, explosive ordnance disposal unit and hostage crisis negotiator, both for six years respectively.
He and his wife reside in rural Clay County.
Mischler is an 8-year veteran of the department. He is a Daviess County native, having graduated from Washington High School, Vincennes and Indiana State University with degrees in criminology. He also served as a jailer and patrol deputy for the Daviess County Sheriff's Department prior to his selection to the Indiana State Police Department.
For his actions, he was also recognized as a 2007 "Top Cop" in Washington, D.C.
He resides in Sullivan County with his wife, Ann, and their son and daughter.