Elkhart Police Department in Elkhart Indiana

Address and phone number for Elkhart Police Department, a Police Department, at Waterfall Drive, Elkhart IN.

Elkhart Police Department
175 Waterfall Drive, Elkhart, Indiana, 46516

About the Elkhart Police Department

The Elkhart Police Department, located in Elkhart, Indiana is a law enforcement agency that has been granted specific police powers in Elkhart County. The primary function of the Police Department is deterring crime, stopping crimes in progress, investigating crimes, and serving as first responders for emergencies and situations that threaten public safety.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Elkhart criminal records
  • Accident reports
  • Emergencies - call 9-1-1
  • Elkhart public safety & filing complaints
  • Fingerprinting
  • Elkhart Police Department jobs and employment
Elkhart Criminal Records

The Police Department maintains a variety of Elkhart public records that are available upon request. These records include criminal records, arrest records and logs, police blotters and logs, accident reports and filings, traffic and parking tickets history, and crime maps.

Crime Prevention

Indiana state law defines the powers granted to the Elkhart Police Department, which includes the ability for police officers to prevent crime through stopping and searching individuals, arresting and detaining individuals, issuing penalties and fines, and conducting criminal investigations in Elkhart, IN.

Elkhart Police Department Units

The Elkhart Police Department includes various internal units, including Patrol, Investigations, and Traffic Control. The Elkhart Patrol Division typically provides for a baseline Police presence throughout the jurisdiction in Police vehicles, on foot, and on bicycles, in order to prevent crime in Elkhart County as well as to provide rapid responses to calls for service. Elkhart Patrol Officers are expected to respond to virtually any emergency situation and to work closely with other public safety agencies including Fire Departments and Emergency Medical units. Investigations divisions are responsible for investigating and solving crimes and gathering sufficient evidence to allow crimes to be prosecuted. Elkhart Traffic Control divisions enforce traffic safety laws.

Elkhart Police Department Specialized Units

Police Stations create specialized units organized around particular crimes or public safety issues, including domestic violence, gang activity, or narcotics trafficking. The Elkhart Police Department also establish ties throughout the community with businesses, schools, neighborhood organizations, and religious institutions.

Contact the Elkhart Police Department

You may contact the Elkhart Police Station by calling the Elkhart Police Department non-emergency number 574-295-7070, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Elkhart Police Department, 175 Waterfall Drive, Elkhart, Indiana, 46516.

For emergencies - Dial 9-1-1

Map of Elkhart Police Department in Elkhart Indiana

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