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NOTICE FOR REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

TO PURCHASE 65736 STATE ROAD 15, GOSHEN, REAL ESTATE The Goshen Redevelopment Commission is soliciting proposals to purchase 65736 State Road 15, Goshen, Indiana. Informational packages describing the requirements for the proposals may be obtained from Mark Brinson, Community Development Director,... more

NOTICE FOR REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

TO PURCHASE GOSHEN MILLRACE REDEVELOPMENT AREA, GOSHEN, REAL ESTATE The Goshen Redevelopment Commission is soliciting proposals to purchase Goshen Millrace Redevelopment Area, in the City of Goshen, Indiana, west of Third Street, south of Madison Street and north of Douglas Street. Informational packages... more

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Date and Time of Meeting: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. Place of Meeting: Rieth Interpretive Center, 410 West Plymouth Avenue, Goshen, Indiana The Goshen Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a public meeting to discuss and gather feedback from residents in preparation to update... more

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Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, October 1, 2018, 2:00pm

Public meeting-Parks Master Plan

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 5:30pm

The Goshen Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a public meeting to discuss and gather feedback from residents in preparation to update the Parks Master Plan. This plan will serve to guide future park and recreation improvements and operations.

CRC- Planning Retreat

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 6:15pm

Police

José D. Miller, Chief of Police
111 E. Jefferson St.
Goshen, IN 46528
574-533-8661
Emergencies: 911
police@goshencity.com

Shawn C. Turner, Assistant Chief of Police
Bill Hubbard, Patrol Division Chief
Keith A Miller, Investigations Division Chief


Business Hours:

Normal hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you need an officer outside of business hours, a phone is located inside the outer doors of the Police/Courts Building on East Jefferson. This phone is connected to the county dispatch center. An officer will be contacted to assist you.

The Goshen Police Department was established in 1868 with the appointment of the first marshal, H.C. Hale. The first Chief of Police was Edgar J. Vesey hired in 1914. The police officers did not carry portable radios until the 1970s. The use of computers in the department began in the 1980s.

The department has 64 sworn, full-time officers, 1 special police officer, 5 sworn reserve officers, 6 civilians, and 3 part-time ordinance compliance officers.


Speakers Bureau

If your community group or organization would like to have someone from the Goshen Police Department speak about a certain topic, please contact the department (533-8661) and a qualified individual will be assigned to speak to your group.

Police Reserve Program

Reserves are unpaid volunteers who are assigned to special activities such as local high school events. To find out more about becoming a reserve, contact the department at 533-8661.


School Resource Officers

The Goshen Police Department provides Goshen Community Schools with three (3) Resource Officers: one is assigned to the High School; one is assigned to the Middle School; and one is assigned to the elementary schools.

The Police Department wishes to acknowledge the loss of Patrolman, Tom Goodwin.

Officer Goodwin, an eight-year veteran of the police department, was killed in the line of duty on December 11, 1998.

In the spring of 1999 Tommy's Kids Castle playground was dedicated in honor of Officer Goodwin. A team of 1,800 volunteers headed by Kiwanis constructed the playground in three days. Donations from local businesses paid for the materials needed for the construction.