Evansville Police Department

Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

The Evansville Police Department (EPD) will have to adapt its procedures for school resource officers in response to an Indiana Supreme Court decision last week. 

Lieutenant Karla Larmore oversees the department’s school resource officers. She isn’t exactly sure how the court’s decision in B.A. vs. State of Indiana will affect their protocols, but she said there will be one big change.

EPD to host shooter response course

Feb 15, 2018

The Evansville Police Department will host shooter response training this spring. 

 

The EPD is teaming up with the ALICE Training Institute for the instructor certification.

ALICE is an acronym for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate.

EPD introduces mounted patrol

Nov 9, 2017
John Gibson

The Evansville Police Department has put two officers on horseback. 

The EPD introduced its mounted patrol at The Boys and Girls of Evansville, where kids had an opportunity to meet the horses named Blondie and Speck.

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke said it’s not only about public safety, but building relationships. 

(He said seeing children petting horses in the heart of the city is something you don't see every day.)

Police Chief Billy Bolin said the animals provide a boost…

Back to the books

Aug 8, 2017

Wednesday is Back-to-School day for many students in the Tri-State.

Evansville-Vanderburgh, Warrick County, Henderson County, and Daviess County are among school districts welcoming back thousands of students and staff on Wednesday.

Students head back to class Thursday at Mt. Vernon and North Posey schools. Some schools have already resumed classes.

Police agencies are stressing safety regardless of when the school bells ring.

Evansville Police Department welcomes new officers

Jul 10, 2017
Isaiah Seibert / WNIN

The Evansville Police Department (EPD) welcomed new officers at a ceremony Monday afternoon.  After about a year-long application process, Ben Hallmark, Nathan Cooper, Ryan Eagleson, Cody Smith, Nick Hackworth, Jason Martin, Taylor Garcia-Grisham, Chris Beitler, Jesse Montank, Mark Galey, Quinton Keil and Dylan Barnes took an oath to become EPD’s newest officers.

Chief of Police Billy Bolin said the hiring process is rigorous, so appointments in the department call for a celebration.

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