The mission of the Orleans Police Department is to positively impact the quality
of life throughout the community. To achieve these ends, the department is
committed to forming a practical partnership with the citizens, which includes a
mutual goal setting process aimed at resolving problems, reducing fear,
preserving the peace and enforcing the law, thereby providing a safe environment
for all citizens.
About The Department
The Orleans Police Department has five full time sworn police to serve a population of 2,325 people.
The Department has five patrol cars and is proud to serve the community with a 24 hour patrol program.
Officers are dispatched by the Orange County Sheriff Department and are in constant radio contact with dispatchers.
To reach an officer, Citizens can call the Orleans Police Department at (812) 865-2222.
In case of an emergency Citizens may Dial 9-1-1 to request the police department, fire department, or an ambulance.
Orleans Police Department History
This is the former Orleans Police Department building.
Under the bandstand is where the Orleans Police Department was located until the department moved to it's current location at 148 North Maple Street. The department space under the bandstand consisted of a small office, small storage room and a restroom.
The Orleans Police Department moved into its present location at 148 North Maple Street in May of 1997. This building was purchased and renovated by the Town to give the police department much needed space. The new department has three large offices, evidence room, and garage area. Also handicap accessible.