The Vermillion Police Department (VPD) is a progressive agency comprised of nineteen sworn and three non-sworn personnel. The VPD generates approximately 4,500 offense reports annually, and either hosts or participates in numerous community service programs each year.

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Staff & Training

Collectively, our officers receive over a thousand hours of training annually, and also maintain numerous certifications in skills and disciplines vital to effective policing. Additionally, four of our officers are IPMBA-certified Police Cyclists, and utilize bicycles for routine and special patrols.


The Vermillion Police Department's offices are located at the Vermillion / Clay County Public Safety Center, located at 15 Washington Street in Vermillion. The building, constructed in 1989, also houses the Clay County Sheriff's Department, their jail facility, and the Clay Area Emergency Communications Center.

Police Website

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