Chief Russ Whelan

Message from the Chief of Police

I welcome you to the Sellersburg Police Department and our section of the Town's web site. The Sellersburg Metropolitan Police Department was established in 1967 and has over the years evolved into a very professional and dedicated police department. The police department has fifteen officers, including the Chief, whose primary focus is to provide the best possible police services to the 6,128 residents. If you are visiting our community, welcome.

The Sellersburg Police Department is a service-oriented agency committed to providing a wide range of police services to the citizens and visitors to our wonderful community. We are diligent in our efforts to help keep the Town of Sellersburg the very best place to live, work, shop, and raise our children.

The officers on the department are dedicated to protecting life and property, providing services, responding to community needs, and enforcing the laws of the State of Indiana, and the Ordinances of the Town of Sellersburg. We strive to treat everyone with respect, compassion, and dignity. Our officers conduct themselves with the highest standards of performance and accountability.

As Chief, you have my pledge that the Sellersburg Police Department will continue to advance in the areas of training and state of the art technology. This will provide the police officers with the knowledge and resources needed to effectively address public safety issues and concerns in the community.

If the Sellersburg Police Department can be of assistance to you at any time, please call or stop by the office.


101 S New Albany Street
Sellersburg, IN 47172
Phone: (812) 246-4491
Emergency: 911