Kenny Kavanaugh, Chief of Police
Scott Oliver, Assistant Chief
Michael Scott McVoy, Assistant Chief

2218 E. 10th Streeet, Jeffersonville Indiana
Phone: 812-283-6633, Fax: 812-280-4705
Hours: 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., M-F

Emergencies:  911
Non-Emergencies Dispatch:  812-283-6633 Ext 1
Anonymous Tip Line: 812-218-TIPS (8477)


Coming Soon: Online Reporting


The Jeffersonville Police Department and other law enforcement agencies within the State of Indiana operate under Indiana Code 5-2 and enforce Indiana Code Title 35, as well as certain local ordinances.

The Jeffersonville Police Department is staffed by professional, full-time police officers who are represented by Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 100.


Police Merit Commission

The Jeffersonville Police Merit Commission meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in Room 101, City Hall, 500 Quartermaster Court.

The Police Merit Commission was created by City Council resolution 2008-R-030 and amended with resolution 2009-R-017under the authority granted by Indiana Code 36-8-3.5. The Commission is responsible for hiring, disciplinary actions and promotions within the police department. Under Indiana Code, its five members include appointments by the mayor (two), City Council (one) and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 100 (two).

The Police Merit Commission will not consider applications for employment that come from sources other than the city's Human Resources Department.


Records Division (Incident and Vehicle Crash Reports)

The Jeffersonville Police Records Division is open 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday and is closed on weekends and public holidays. Reports are generally available to the public three business days after the report was submitted to police. There is no charge for copies of incident reports.

Copies of vehicle crash reports cost $5 each if picked up in person or $12 each if accessed online at buycrash.com. Please note that buycrash.com is a third-party provider of crash reports that is owned by Open Portal Solutions (formerly Holt Sheets) of Greenwood, Indiana and utilized by law enforcement agencies such as the Jeffersonville Police Department and Indiana State Police.


Handgun Permits

Handguns are regulated by Indiana Code 35-47-2. Online applications for handgun permits are available online from the Indiana State Police, including answers to frequently asked questions.

The Jeffersonville Police Department completes handgun permit applications between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, excluding public holidays.


Vehicle Identification Number Checks

Indiana Code 9-18-2 establishes the requirements for vehicle registration and licensing within the State of Indiana. New residents have 60 days from the date of residency to register and plate any vehicles that were legally registered and licensed in another state. Car dealers will generally provide buyers with temporary tags that give them 30 days to register and plate vehicles.

Any vehicles brought from another state to be registered and licensed in Indiana must undergo a Vehicle Identification Number check from local police. The Jeffersonville Police Department provides this service for a $5 charge, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding public holidays.


Aquatic CenterThe Aquatic Center & Skate Park features a 6-lane, 50-meter outside competition pool, a 6-lane, 25 yard competition and lap pool, zero depth entry family play pool, a new sprayground, two water slides, large deck for sun bathing, full service concessions, separate family locker room, paved walking trail, and a skate park.

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Shop-Local 2There's no place like home for the holidays, and nothing makes Jeffersonville more feel like home than our locally owned businesses. Show your support for our area businesses this holiday season by doing all of your holiday shopping right here in Jeff.

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mainstreetJeffersonville Main Street Inc. is a nonprofit organization working to continue the revitalization of the commercial and residential districts of downtown Jeffersonville. Be sure to check out their website for information about upcoming community events, the Jeffersonville Farmers Market, Concerts in the Park, and other news.

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The Jeffersonville Parks Department has a great lineup of programs and activities for all ages! The new website features bios on every park in Jeffersonville as well as events and activities.

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