Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 26 years, 11 months
Badge # 14
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Major Paul Ernst was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty at Capitol Avenue and St. Clair Street.
Major Ernst had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Department for nearly 27 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter. In 1991, Major Ernst was a recipient of the Sagamore of the Wabash award.