On behalf of the 286 sworn officers and 31 civilian employees of the Evansville Police Department, we welcome you to our official website.
We pledge to provide each citizen of Evansville the highest standard of performance. We are committed to making law enforcement decisions that are fair and unbiased. The Evansville Police Department understands the significance of diversity, fairness, human rights, and justice. We strongly object to and discourage all forms of unfair discrimination. The Evansville Police are dedicated to performing our law enforcement duties in a professional manner that serves all communities regardless of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, disability, nationality, belief system, and social status.
SWAT Challenge—The First Annual EPD Foundation SWAT Challenge was held on Saturday May 2nd on Riverside Drive in downtown Evansville. The first wave started at 9:00 am with waves every fifteen minutes. There were two hundred and eighty one registrants.
Randy Dennis—On March 14th, Officer Dennis was dispatched to a shots fired run at 9th Ave. and Maryland. In the course of the investigation he was given a description of a suspect vehicle with one occupant who had fired a handgun at a pedestrian. A witness stated that a maroon car with a white male driver pulled over to say something to a black male pedestrian. The witness said that the driver then pointed a gun out of the window and fired a shot at the pedestrian. The pedestrian yelled, “You missed me.” The pedestrian ran off and the vehicle left the scene.