Indianapolis Police Department

 
Indianapolis Police Department
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
The Indianapolis Police Department in Indianapolis, Indiana has been disbanded.
This agency has been absorbed by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
 

About

 

The Indianapolis Police Department had an authorized strength of 1,200 personnel and previously served a population of approximately 795,458.

The Indianapolis Police Department has been disbanded and absorbed by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

 

Fallen Heroes

 
The Indianapolis Police Department had 54 heroes fall in the line of duty between 1882 and 2004.
 
Officer Timothy Jacob "Jake" Laird
End of Watch: Wednesday, August 18th, 2004
Date of Incident: Wednesday, August 18th, 2004
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Teresa Jean Hawkins
End of Watch: Tuesday, August 17th, 1993
Date of Incident: Tuesday, August 17th, 1993
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (DUI)
Officer Matt John Faber
End of Watch: Tuesday, August 23rd, 1988
Date of Incident: Sunday, August 14th, 1988
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Sergeant David Larue Sandler
End of Watch: Wednesday, June 4th, 1986
Date of Incident: Wednesday, June 4th, 1986
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Officer Paul A. Kortepeter
End of Watch: Wednesday, January 19th, 1983
Date of Incident: Wednesday, January 19th, 1983
Cause of Death: Vehicular Assault
Detective Sergeant Jack R. Ohrberg
End of Watch: Thursday, December 11th, 1980
Date of Incident: Thursday, December 11th, 1980
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Gerald 'Jerry' F. Griffin
End of Watch: Tuesday, November 6th, 1979
Date of Incident: Tuesday, November 6th, 1979
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Nathan 'Nate' Lincks
End of Watch: Tuesday, October 25th, 1977
Date of Incident: Tuesday, October 25th, 1977
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident
Sergeant Ernest Max Lacy
End of Watch: Sunday, May 22nd, 1977
Date of Incident: Sunday, May 22nd, 1977
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident
Detective James M. Compton Jr
End of Watch: Tuesday, March 16th, 1976
Date of Incident: Tuesday, March 16th, 1976
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Warren Edward Greene Sr
End of Watch: Saturday, December 20th, 1975
Date of Incident: Saturday, December 20th, 1975
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Ronald H. Manley
End of Watch: Thursday, December 12th, 1974
Date of Incident: Thursday, December 12th, 1974
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Robert Edward Schachte
End of Watch: Tuesday, October 22nd, 1974
Date of Incident: Saturday, October 22nd, 1977
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Thomas R. Graham
End of Watch: Tuesday, October 12th, 1965
Date of Incident: Tuesday, October 12th, 1965
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Donald H. Kilbourne
End of Watch: Friday, November 13th, 1964
Date of Incident: Tuesday, November 10th, 1964
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Inspector Albert A. Kelly
End of Watch: Thursday, December 6th, 1956
Date of Incident: Thursday, December 6th, 1956
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Edward H. Berry
End of Watch: Thursday, February 4th, 1954
Date of Incident: Thursday, February 4th, 1954
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Sergeant Ray Whobrey
End of Watch: Friday, April 24th, 1953
Date of Incident: Thursday, April 23rd, 1953
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Auxiliary Officer Aruthur L. Reifeis
End of Watch: Monday, March 9th, 1953
Date of Incident: Friday, February 27th, 1953
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (Negligence)
Officer John L. Sullivan
End of Watch: Wednesday, July 23rd, 1952
Date of Incident: Wednesday, July 23rd, 1952
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Detective Sergeant James T. Gaughan
End of Watch: Saturday, September 8th, 1951
Date of Incident: Saturday, September 8th, 1951
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Negligence)
Officer Clarence G. Snorden
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 26th, 1951
Date of Incident: Tuesday, June 26th, 1951
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Robert J. Baker
End of Watch: Saturday, October 2nd, 1948
Date of Incident: Saturday, October 2nd, 1948
Cause of Death: Vehicular Assault
Officer Marshall R. Foster
End of Watch: Friday, July 4th, 1947
Date of Incident: Friday, July 4th, 1947
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (Accidental)
Motorcycle Policeman Byron Douglas Todd
End of Watch: Friday, October 9th, 1942
Date of Incident: Friday, October 9th, 1942
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident (Pursuit)
Motorcycle Policeman James J. Reilly
End of Watch: Thursday, January 29th, 1942
Date of Incident: Thursday, January 29th, 1942
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident (Pursuit)
Officer Harry A. Bolin
End of Watch: Thursday, August 15th, 1940
Date of Incident: Thursday, August 15th, 1940
Cause of Death: Trauma (Accidental)
Motorcycle Policeman Alvie C. Emmelman
End of Watch: Sunday, May 29th, 1938
Date of Incident: Sunday, May 29th, 1938
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Officer Richard Rivers
End of Watch: Monday, April 27th, 1936
Date of Incident: Monday, April 27th, 1936
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Sergeant Orville E. Quinnette
End of Watch: Wednesday, December 18th, 1935
Date of Incident: Wednesday, December 18th, 1935
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Sergeant Lester E. Jones
End of Watch: Tuesday, February 7th, 1933
Date of Incident: Tuesday, February 7th, 1933
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Detective Sergeant Carl W. Heckman
End of Watch: Saturday, January 3rd, 1931
Date of Incident: Saturday, January 3rd, 1931
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Motorcycle Policeman Roscoe C. Shipp
End of Watch: Wednesday, July 24th, 1929
Date of Incident: Tuesday, July 23rd, 1929
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Officer Paul P. Miller
End of Watch: Wednesday, July 18th, 1928
Date of Incident: Tuesday, July 17th, 1928
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Norman Leslie Schoen
End of Watch: Tuesday, March 6th, 1928
Date of Incident: Tuesday, March 6th, 1928
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Motorcycle Policeman William C. Mueler
End of Watch: Friday, March 2nd, 1928
Date of Incident: Friday, March 2nd, 1928
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident (Pursuit)
Officer Charles E. Carter Jr
End of Watch: Monday, May 9th, 1927
Date of Incident: Saturday, May 7th, 1927
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer John F. Buchanon
End of Watch: Friday, July 9th, 1926
Date of Incident: Friday, July 9th, 1926
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Jesse N. Louden
End of Watch: Sunday, June 17th, 1923
Date of Incident: Thursday, June 14th, 1923
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer William Whitfield
End of Watch: Monday, November 27th, 1922
Date of Incident: Sunday, June 18th, 1922
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Sergeant Maurice Murphy
End of Watch: Thursday, March 4th, 1920
Date of Incident: Thursday, March 4th, 1920
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Sergeant Wade Hull
End of Watch: Wednesday, September 10th, 1919
Date of Incident: Wednesday, September 10th, 1919
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Marion E. Ellis
End of Watch: Wednesday, January 23rd, 1918
Date of Incident: Friday, January 11th, 1918
Cause of Death: Fall (Accidental)
Officer John P. De rossette
End of Watch: Tuesday, January 30th, 1917
Date of Incident: Wednesday, January 24th, 1917
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Lieutenant James D. Hagerty
End of Watch: Friday, June 23rd, 1916
Date of Incident: Friday, June 23rd, 1916
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Elmer C. Anderson
End of Watch: Friday, January 15th, 1915
Date of Incident: Thursday, January 14th, 1915
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Accidental)
Officer John E. Mc kinney
End of Watch: Thursday, March 28th, 1912
Date of Incident: Thursday, March 28th, 1912
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Arthur F. Barrows
End of Watch: Sunday, June 4th, 1911
Date of Incident: Sunday, June 4th, 1911
Cause of Death: Electrocution (Accidental)
Officer Joseph Krupp
End of Watch: Tuesday, April 19th, 1910
Date of Incident: Tuesday, April 19th, 1910
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Edward J. Petticord
End of Watch: Tuesday, October 2nd, 1906
Date of Incident: Sunday, September 30th, 1906
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Charles J. Russell
End of Watch: Sunday, September 30th, 1906
Date of Incident: Sunday, September 30th, 1906
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer William Edward Dolby
End of Watch: Saturday, July 14th, 1906
Date of Incident: Saturday, July 14th, 1906
Cause of Death: Electrocution (Accidental)
Officer Charles A. Ware
End of Watch: Wednesday, April 28th, 1897
Date of Incident: Wednesday, April 28th, 1897
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Officer Hugh Burns
End of Watch: Monday, August 28th, 1882
Date of Incident: Monday, August 28th, 1882
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
 

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Nearby Agencies

 
There are 23 other public safety agencies located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
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Fallen Heroes: 0
Personnel: not available
Bureau of Prohibition (Indianapolis)
Fallen Heroes: 2
Personnel: not available
Butler University Police Department
Fallen Heroes: 1
Personnel: not available
Decatur Township Fire Department
Fallen Heroes: 0
Personnel: 70
Federal Bureau of Investigation (Indianapolis)
Fallen Heroes: 1
Personnel: not available
Indiana Department of Conservation
Fallen Heroes: 4
Personnel: not available
Indiana Department of Correction
Fallen Heroes: 8
Personnel: not available
Indiana Department of Homeland Security
Fallen Heroes: 0
Personnel: not available
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Fallen Heroes: 2
Personnel: not available
Indiana State Police
Fallen Heroes: 44
Personnel: not available
Indianapolis E.M.S.
Fallen Heroes: 2
Personnel: not available
Indianapolis Fire Department
Fallen Heroes: 70
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Indianapolis International Airport Fire Department
Fallen Heroes: 1
Personnel: not available
Indianapolis International Airport Police Department
Fallen Heroes: 1
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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department
Fallen Heroes: 2
Personnel: 1700
Lawrence Fire Department
Fallen Heroes: 0
Personnel: not available
Lawrence Police Department
Fallen Heroes: 1
Personnel: not available
Lawrence Township Fire Department
Fallen Heroes: 1
Personnel: not available
Marion County Sheriff's Department
Fallen Heroes: 10
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Pike Township Fire Department
Fallen Heroes: 0
Personnel: not available
Rocky Ripple Police Department
Fallen Heroes: 2
Personnel: not available
Seals Ambulance Service
Fallen Heroes: 1
Personnel: not available
Wayne Township Fire Department
Fallen Heroes: 3
Personnel: not available