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Rushville Police Department

The mission of the Rushville Police Department is to continually strive to be anywhere, anytime, to help anyone with anything.

Craig Tucker, Police Chief
270 W. 15th Street
Rushville, IN 46173
911 to report emergencies

Assistant Chief Alex Shaver

A Letter from the Chief

On behalf of the men and women of the Rushville Police Department, I would like to thank you for visiting our Web site. The Rushville Police Department currently consists of 18 full-time employees with 13 sworn police officers and five communications officers. We proudly serve the population of Rushville and those citizens who work in and visit our city each day. We pride ourselves on professionalism and strive to provide the highest quality services to those in our care.

We have dedicated ourselves to developing programs and innovative solutions to combat the crime problems that present themselves in our city. By incorporating initiatives such as the D.A.R.E. program, a narcotics program, a bicycle patrol program and other such solutions, we have enjoyed a decrease in property crime as well as violent crime. Our staff is committed to making the City of Rushville a first-class city in which to live, work and raise a family.

As you navigate through our Web site, please take advantage of any opportunities you see to help partner with our department and help improve our community. If I can be of any assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call or email me at

Craig M. Tucker
Chief of Police

Rushville Police Department Programs


D.A.R.E represents (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). In the program there are police K9 demonstrations and illegal substance identification courses. Alongside information on how to stay safe during special occasions such as Halloween. 

Bicycle Aid

The Rushville Police Department encourages residents to visit the police station to register their bicycles to aid in returning recovered lost or stolen bikes to their rightful owners. 

UTV Inspections

The Rushville Police Department performs inspections, per ordinance, on golf carts and UTVs to insure safe, legal operation of these vehicles on city streets.  The application for golf carts and UTVs can be located on the city website

Important Telephone Numbers Inside the Department



Non-Emergency Central Dispatch:




Important Links

Presidential Executive Order 14074 Letter of Notification

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