Aurora is a historic river town that is situated 35 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio, located in the Southeast corner of Indiana. Aurora was settled in the early 1800's and incorporated in 1845 and has strong historic connections to the Ohio River. Aurora is full of unique and historic buildings that preserve its older rivercity characteristics.
Aurora Police Department
Located at: 233 Main St.
*Dial 911 for Emergencies*
812-926-1101 ext. 2 (Non-Emergencies)
Our Mission, Vision, and Core Beliefs
To serve the people of the City of Aurora and provide safety and improved quality of life in our community through excellence in policing.
The Aurora Police Department has adopted the following vision for the 21st century:
To provide the environment for the Aurora Police Department that results in:
- Reduction of crime and fear
- Maximum efficiency
- Enhanced customer service
- Improved public confidence
- Personal and professional growth for employees
Accountability defines the work of every member of the Aurora Police Department. We will be held accountable for our actions, our behavior and performance simultaneously by ourselves, and to the community we serve. Everyday each of us must be able to answer the simple question, “What have I done today to provide safety and improve the quality of life for the citizens of Aurora?” Every day, everyone is responsible for advancing the mission of this police department. Working together, holding ourselves and one another accountable for fighting and preventing crime, we will improve the quality of life for Aurora citizens and make this City much safer.
We provide quality service to our community and assist other agencies to the best of our ability. We will be a positive role model by being truthful, honest, and dependable in all actions we take. In providing professional service we are committed to proficiency, reliability, and excellence in all aspects of our conduct and performance. We fulfill our mission by being accountable to our community, our Department and to one another. We embrace the ethical standards of our profession by exhibiting a courteous, conscientious and businesslike manner in all of our actions.
We are dedicated to the organization, each other, our families, and the citizens we serve. We are dedicated to working in partnerships with the community and each other to reduce crime, enhance customer service, and improve quality of life. We are committed to excellence and strive to provide the highest quality of professional law enforcement service to the community with the ultimate goal of maintaining order. We are dedicated to our core values and to upholding our oath of office.
In regards to questions we have received about police shoulder patches, at this time the Police Department can no longer honor requests to trade or sell shoulder patches.
Active Members of the
Aurora Police Department
Police Chief Josh Daugherty
Lt. Mike Prudenti
Crime Scene Investigator
Sgt. Shane Slack
Jonathan Kolb - K9
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