Proudly serving Petersburg, IN

R.C. Klipsch - Mayor

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It is the mission of the Petersburg Police Department to work with the citizens of our community to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property, and promote individual responsibility.


We recognize our responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual. With the community as our partner, we are driven by goals to enhance the quality of life, addressing problems, seeking solutions and fostering a sense of security in our community.


The Petersburg Police Department will eliminate the “Us and Them” model that pervades the law enforcement community. We are dedicated to providing a quality work environment and practice our core values of integrity, fairness and respect.

  • Hand gun permits

  • Extra patrols

  • Vehicle title checks

  • House checks

Mission Statement

Police department services

Our personnel

Our City, Founded In 1817, Continues To Serve The Community To The Best Of Our Ability!



We Maintain All

Aspects Of The Law


Chief Baumgart


Sergeant Chad McClellan


Corporal Kyle Mills


Patrolman Scott Arnold


Patrolman Bryce Manning