Captain Eric Pfeiffer

Captain Eric Pfeiffer began his career with the Milwaukee Police Department at District Seven.

In 2005, he was promoted to Police Sergeant and was assigned to District Five, where he supervised the Anti-Gang Unit. As a Sergeant from 2007-2015, he was assigned to a variety of department locations including: Patrol, Internal Affairs, Neighborhood Task Force- Street Crimes/Fugitive Apprehension Unit, Major Incident Response Team (MIRT), and the Office of the Chief working in the Office of Management, Analysis, and Planning and later the Public Information Office.

In 2015, he was promoted to Police Lieutenant and assigned to District Five as the Late Shift, Shift Commander.

In 2016, he was assigned to the Criminal Investigations Bureau working as a supervisor in the North Investigations Division.

In 2017, he was assigned to the Narcotics Division- HIDTA as a group supervisor over a unit tasked with the investigation of narcotics trafficking and opioid overdose deaths.

In 2018, he was assigned to the newly formed Special Investigations Division, which is tasked with the investigation and apprehension of Milwaukee’s most violent criminal offenders.

In 2019, he was promoted to Captain of Police of the Special Investigations Division.

In September of 2020, Captain Pfeiffer was assisgned as the commander of District Four.

In September of 2021, Captain Pfeiffer was assisgned as the commander of District Six.

Captain Pfeiffer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Marian University, a graduate certificate in Criminal Justice Education from the University of Virginia, and a Master's degree in Public Safety from the University of Virginia. Captain Pfeiffer is proud graduate of Northwestern University Supervision of Police Personnel, Leadership in Police Organizations, and of the FBI National Academy, class #272.


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