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Humane Officer Report

The Evansville Police Department is committed to the protection of all animals in our community.  The agency investigates abuse and neglect of animals through the enforcement of local and state laws that regulate their care.  We work closely with Animal Care and Control to prevent animal abuse and provide education to our citizens. 


Sergeant Sarah Brown is the department liaison for animal neglect and abuse cases.  The department has established operational guidelines regarding animal complaints and offenses to guide officers when handling incidents involving animals.

Click link for OG:  OG 110.00 Animal Complaints and Offenses »



The department maintains a database of convicted animal offenders.  The names of these offenders have been provided below.

Convicted Animal Offenders »


Ordinance Regulations

City of Evansville animal control ordinance regulates the care and control of animals within the city limits. 

Click the link to view the City Ordinance:  City Animal Control Ordinance »

Vanderburgh County animal control ordinance regulates the care and control of animals within the County. 

Click the link to view the ordinance:  County Animal Control Ordinance »





Animal Care & Control 
815 Uhlhorn St
Evansville, IN 47710
Phone: (812) 435-6015
City Animal Care & Control Website


Vanderburgh Humane Society (VHS)
400 Millner Industrial Drive
Evansville, IN 47710
Phone: (812) 426-2563
VHS website