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The Elkhart Police Department is committed to working in partnership with the community to improve the quality of life and provide a safe environment with Honor, Integrity, and Justice.

COMMUNITY FIRST

The Elkhart Police Department is committed to working in partnership with the community to improve the quality of life and provide a safe environment with Honor, Integrity, and Justice.

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LATEST NEWS

News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Frosty 5

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for the 10th Annual Frosty Five Run.  For our 10th year, we are adding a 5 MILE option as well.Enjoy the scenic cross [...]

Trudge for Suds – Elkhart Mardi Gras

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - February 10 @ 8:00 pm

The Pillars of Elkhart Present the 10th Annual Trudge for Suds - Elkhart Mardi Gras!!This event is 21+ only! Free to participate – price is [...]

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Last night March 20, 2019 Police Officers came together with the community and Firefighters to remember Officer Doug Adams. ... See MoreSee Less

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18 hours ago

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Update on Oakland Avenue railroad bridge replacement:

Norfolk Southern has advised the City’s Elkhart Public Works & Utilities Department that replacement of the over 100-year-old bridge was delayed over the winter but is now back underway. The updated projected completion date is Friday, April 19. The intersection is anticipated to reopen the following day. tinyurl.com/yxkqjyhu
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23 hours ago

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Time for our biannual warning about equinox sun glare. For the next week as we approach and exit the spring equinox the sun will be aligning at sunrise and sundown with East and West roads. If you are traveling around sunrise and sundown, wear sunglasses and be extra cautious when crossing or entering the roadways. On the positive side the vernal equinox is also know as the spring equinox. First day of spring is March 20th at 5:58PM! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

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Watch Mayor Neese's State of the City address live from The Lerner Theatre!

The Lerner Theatre
2019 State of the City address from Mayor Timothy Neese at The Lerner Theatre
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As of October 2018, AMBER Alerts have successfully helped recover over 934 children. But what is the AMBER Alert system and who was Amber?

Beginning in 1996 in Dallas-Fort Worth, broadcasters teamed with local police to develop an early warning system to help find abducted children. AMBER officially stands for America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response, but these alerts were originally named after Amber Hagerman, a 9-year-old girl abducted in Arlington, Texas. Today the AMBER Alert system operates across all 50 states. #PoliceTalkTuesday
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What We Do

Great policing isn’t just about being tough on crime – it’s about forming relationships, building bridges, and forging bonds between our men and women in blue and our community. Along with keeping our streets safe, the Elkhart Police Department reaches out to those we wish to protect and serve with events like Night Out Against Crime, our yearly Safe Trunk or Treat, and Coffee With A Cop. We are always looking for ways to improve our relationship with the good men and women of our city to move forward toward our vision of a crime-free Elkhart.

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Open and honest communication is important to us. Comments and suggestions make the Elkhart Police Department better and allow us to serve our community in the best way possible. We also welcome questions you have about law enforcement.

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Ready To Make A Difference?

Modern day policing can be challenging, exciting, and fast-paced. It takes a person of upstanding character, a giving heart, and a strong commitment to the community to wear an Elkhart Police Department badge. Are you ready to protect and serve?

Career Opportunities

WHAT WE DO

Great policing isn’t just about being tough on crime – it’s about forming relationships, building bridges, and forging bonds between our men and women in blue and our community. Along with keeping our streets safe, the Elkhart Police Department reaches out to those we wish to protect and serve with events like Night Out Against Crime, our yearly Safe Trunk or Treat, and Coffee With A Cop. We are always looking for ways to improve our relationship with the good men and women of our city to move forward toward our vision of a crime-free Elkhart.

Learn More

CONTACT US

FOR EMERGENCIES, DIAL 9-1-1

Open and honest communication is important to us. Comments and suggestions make the Elkhart Police Department better and allow us to serve our community in the best way possible. We also welcome questions you have about law enforcement.

Contact Us

READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Modern day policing can be challenging, exciting, and fast-paced. It takes a person of upstanding character, a giving heart, and a strong commitment to the community to wear an Elkhart Police Department badge. Are you ready to protect and serve?

Career Opportunities