Evansville Police Department

Chief's Biography

Biography: Chief Billy Bolin

Chief of Police Billy Bolin has served on the Evansville Police Department since 1998.  He has been assigned to various positions on the department during his career, including Patrol, Juvenile Detective Office, Crime Prevention Officer and Patrol Sergeant.  He started his Policing Career at the Henderson Kentucy Police Department in 1995.


Chief Bolin graduated from the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training in February 1996.  He is also a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership Academy.  Chief Bolin won the National 2005 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Outstanding Public Service and was the 2009 Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police, Police Officer of the Year.