Police Department

Get rid of old or unwanted medications safely — whether they’re prescription or over-the-counter!
The Bluffton Police Department has a permanent drug drop box located in the lobby of the Police Department at 204 East Market Street. Drop off your old, expired, or unwanted drugs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  For more information, call 824-3320.  Other locations include:

Wells County Sheriff’s Department
1615 Western Ave. Bluffton


Values: The Bluffton Police Department has been entrusted with the duties and responsibilities to preserve, protect, and defend people and property and maintain social order. These public trusts mandate that all members exemplify the highest standard of conduct both on and off duty.

Mission: The Bluffton Police Department shall provide leadership, coordination and delivery of law enforcement support services for the protection and safety of the community.

Goals: The Bluffton Police Department shall maintain the highest standard of professional excellence. It shall deter criminal activity and seek, detect, and arrest offenders of the law. It shall enhance traffic safety, deter motor vehicle crashes, and enforce the Indiana Criminal Code, and the City of Bluffton Ordinances.

The Bluffton Police Department shall maximize compliance with state and local laws and ordinances providing support services to meet law enforcement and emergency needs. It shall provide the expertise and resources to educate the public in life safety and crime prevention.


The Bluffton Police Department we established in 1851 with paid night watchmen and has grown to a professional and well-trained agency of men and women. We have several specialized units that include DARE, K-9, Bike Patrol and Honor Guard, and are dedicated to providing the highest quality of professional Police service to the citizens and community of Bluffton.

Have an Emergency? Dial 911

Bluffton Police Department 204 E Market Street Bluffton, IN 46714 (260) 824-3320 – Phone (260) 824-2027 – Fax

Email Addresses: 

Kyle Randall, Chief:  kyle.randall@blufftonindiana.gov