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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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By authority of I.C. 35-33-5-5 the City of Elkhart, Indiana will hold a public auction of evidence / property that have been left in the [...]

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There's still time to donate the the Real Men Wear Pink campaign!

Chief Snyder has teamed up with other local community leaders to help raise money and awareness for breast cancer research! Through your donation, you will be helping the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer through early detection and prevention, innovative breast cancer research, and patient support.

You can donate and learn more at buff.ly/2OgOvVy!
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We hope everyone had a great time at Trunk or Treat last week, because we sure did! We managed to take home first place for our booth alongside the Elkhart Fire Department! ... See MoreSee Less

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We're hiring!

A career with the EPD is challenging, exciting and fast paced! To become an officer with the EPD you must:

🚨Be a US citizen
🚨Be 21 years of age, but not yet 36 years when appointed
🚨Be a high school graduate; or GED
🚨Possess a valid unrestricted driver’s license
🚨Must be willing, if appointed to reside in Elkhart or adjoining county within Indiana

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Join us at Island Park tomorrow for Trunk or Treat!

This family-friendly event is a safe way to take your kiddos trick-or-treating! There will be candy, a costume contest, and kids 12 and under get in for free!

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It's the season of giving!

Join us in supporting South Side, Inc.'s coat drive! We will have a donation bin in the EPD lobby for those who wish to participate. You may also drop your donations off at the following participating businesses:

🔹Kem Krest
🔹Community Foundation of Elkhart County
🔹Kingdom Impact Christian Cultural Church
🔹LaCasa
🔹Gurley Leep Honda
🔹Gates on Cassopolis
🔹Forest River Corporate
🔹River of Life Community Church
🔹New Vision of Life Church
🔹Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church
🔹St. James A.M.E. Church
🔹Stephenson's of Elkhart

Donations will be accepted through the week of November 10th.
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The Elkhart Parks & Recreation Department, Police Department, and Fire Department are combining talents to offer a one night event at Pinewood Park from 5pm to 8pm on Saturday, October 26. There will be a lighted walking path through the woods behind Pinewood School for families to enjoy and children to safely trick-or-treat at various stations along the path!

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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 would love to hear your feedback both good and bad.  Click below for General Inquiries, Complaints, or Accommodations!

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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 would love to hear your feedback both good and bad.  Click below for General Inquiries, Complaints, or Accommodations!

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