Bedford Police Department

  • Agency: Bedford Police Department
  • Address: 1617 K Street, Bedford, 47421 IN
  • Chief: David R Jarrard (Chief of police)
Phone: 812-275-3311

Bedford Police Department is located at 1617 K Street, Bedford, 47421 IN. The Chief of police of the department is David R Jarrard. The Bedford Police Department phone number is 812-275-3311.

Bedford Police Department News


Congratulations Officer Gerkin for being nominated as Officer of the month for October. Officer Gerkin’s quick thinking help apprehend two individuals with active warrants and assisted in locating an individual with an active warrant on his day off.

The City of Bedford Trick or Treat times are 6-9PM on Halloween (10/31/18). We received several questions to our page regarding if the times would be rescheduled because of inclement weather and have since confirmed these times will not be rescheduled.

Update: The road is now open... Sandpit Road is currently closed from Pride Estates to Mitchell Road due to a 1 vehicle accident. Please find an alternate route. (There are no injuries)

Night shift found this male wondering the streets in the area of 25th Street and I Street. Anyone with information to assist in getting him home, please contact the Police Department at (812) 275-3311.

Thank you for the cupcakes!

Thank you to all of those who joined us for coffee this morning!

Join us at Magic Morning for free coffee! We will be here until 10am! #coffeewithacop #police #bedfordpd #bedfordpolice #bedford #bedfordindiana

Join us today at 8:00am at Magic Morning Bakery! ☕️

We wanted to give a special ”thank you” shoutout to these two girls. They bought 🙂 cookies for officers with money they earned while working hard at their lemonade stand. In addition to their nice gesture for our officers, they are also donating their stand proceeds to the FOP’s Cops for Kids program!

Officer Shelhart recently graduated from his 16 weeks of ILEA training where he earned special recognition for graduating with honors out of a class of 140 + Officers. That honor requires a 95% and above class room score and above average in physical assessment standards. Congratulations Officer Shelhart on Officer of the month for September.

Cassie Ratliff has been chosen by her peers as Dispatcher of the quarter. Congratulations on a well deserved honor.

An average of 3 women a day are killed by their husband or boyfriend. Someone you know needs help...

Congratulations Officer Shelhart on graduating tonight with ILEA class 215 and with class honors!!

****UPDATE**** The person from the photos has been identified. Thank you for your assistance!

We are currently accepting applications for a part time Dispatcher position. You may pick up application in person at 1617 K Street Bedford, IN or online at Application will be accepted until October 2, 2018

The Bedford Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the individual or vehicle pictured below in reference to a recent theft. If you know this individual or have any information that would assist the Bedford Police Department, please submit a tip using the attached link or contact the Bedford Police Department at (812) 275-3311.

Today we say farewell and thank you to Officer Greg Hagan who is retiring after 20 years with the Bedford Police. Thank you for the many years of dedicated service! We wish you a long and happy retirement!


Officer of the month for August is... Officer Faheem Bade. Officer Bade successfully removed a large quantity of marijuana from the streets of Bedford off of a traffic stop. Congratulations!

Let me introduce Bedford Police Departments newest crew Major. Congratulations to Major Brian Cartwright.

We would like to identify the bearded male in the attached photo. We would also like to speak with the driver of this grey crew cab truck. The bearded male was a rear seat passenger in this vehicle. The male is reported to have exited the store with several items without rendering payment. If you can identify this male or the driver of his get away vehicle please submit a tip using the attached link. Thank you for your support and help.