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From the Police Chief:

"On behalf of the men and women of the Greendale Police Department, welcome to our website and thank you for taking the time to learn about our organization. I am honored to have the privilege of serving the community and as the police chief, I invite you to browse our website and familiarize yourself with the various dimensions of our department. 

The dedicated professionals of Greendale Police Department serve a population of nearly 5,000 citizens. Our staff includes eleven sworn police officers, two full time and two part time dispatchers. The members of the Greendale Police Department truly care about the safety of our community and providing excellent service. Our staff responds to the public safety needs of the community with the most effective measures available within our existing resources with the primary focus of ensuring the safety and well-being of our citizens and visitors.

We invite and encourage community members to take the opportunity to participate in our community-related programs and safety events such as National Night Out and more as they become available.

Our policing philosophy balances a foundation of traditional policing concepts with innovative and progressive methods to help evolve with our citizens into the future. Community problems are often best addressed by working in partnership with citizens; therefore, Greendale Police Department will continually strive to improve public relations and increase public confidence.

I encourage you to contact me with ideas you might have about police department matters you feel would be of interest to others. My goal is to make our social media pages a good source of current information for our citizens and visitors to our community.

As your Chief of Police, I will always listen to your needs and strive to be open and honest with community members as well as the men and women with whom I serve. I believe maintaining a high level of professionalism within the police department serves to maintain the quality of public safety citizens deserve and fosters collaborative efforts which result in constantly improving community relations.

As Community members, you should know that your city administration-including our city manager, mayor and city council-have made an uncompromising commitment to public safety in Greendale. I share this commitment and I encourage you to share with me your innovative ideas to improve our police services. Please feel free to contact me by email or phone with suggestions or comments.

I can be reached by office phone at (812) 537-1321 or by email at

Shane Slack
Chief of Police

City of Greendale

Police Department

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Our Mission:

In partnership with our community, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality police service to enhance community safety, protect life and property and reduce crime. We are committed to building trust, building relationships and educating our community.

Our Vision:

We are committed to working together with the community using innovative ideas, available resources and government agencies to fight crime and improve the quality of life in our community.

Department Description:

Greendale Police Department is the law enforcement agency serving the City of Greendale, Indiana. The department consists of 11 full time sworn police officers, 2 full time dispatchers and 2 part time dispatchers.


Greendale Police Department investigates a wide range of crimes and serious incidents. Additionally, evidence is collected in most cases that require examination by forensic scientists. Major felony cases (Level 5 felonies and above) are handled by the criminal investigators assigned to the department. Detective Sergeant Kendle Davis is assigned to the investigation division.


Officers of the Greendale Police Department respond to many types of calls, from accidents and medical emergencies to robberies and mischief calls throughout the city and actively perform pro active patrol.


Records of cases, accidents, emergency service runs by Greendale Fire and EMS, photos, and daily activity are kept by the dispatcher / clerks at Greendale Police Department.

Accident Reports, Title Checks, and Front Face Sheets of Case reports: $5.00

Photos: $5 per photo, you must purchase all photos in the set

Greendale residents may also finalize a Concealed Carry Permit through our department. 


To apply for a Concealed Carry Permit: Application for Firearms Permit

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