Knox Police Department

Knox City Police Department

Harold L. Smith, Chief of Police
574-772-4122
knoxcitypolice@cityofknox.net

The Knox City Police Department is dedicated to serving and protecting the citizens of Knox, Indiana.

Knox City Police
120 N. Shield St.
Knox, IN 46534

Administrative Office Hours:
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM CST
Monday - Friday
(Closed Holidays)

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Knox City Police Officers

Chief Harold Smith

Harold L. Smith, Chief

Chief Harold L. Smith has been with the department since January 1, 1994. He has spent most of his life in Knox and graduated at Knox Senior High School in 1985. Chief Smith attended the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (I.L.E.A) in October of 1989. he has served as Patrolman, Corporal and Sergeant.

Chad Dulin

Chad Dulin, Sergeant

Sergeant Chad Dulin has been with the department since May 30, 2006. Sergeant Dulin is also the Knox City Police Departments K-9 Officer. Contact Sergeant Dulin at kpd446@cityofknox.net.

K9 O'Neill

O'Neill, K9

K-9 O'Neill joined the Knox City Police Department in 2016. O'Neill was purchased from Vohne Liche Kennels and is a certified dual purpose K-9 specializing in Narcotics and Tracking. O'Neill is s direct import from the Netherlands and has training background in the areas of IPO also known as Schutzhund (German word for "protection dog"). This training is a sport intended to demonstrate the dog's mental ability, endurance, structural efficiency, ability to scent, willingness to work, courage and training ability. IPO consists of three distinct phases: tracking, obedience, and protection.

Officer Chris Kisela

Chris Kisela, Corporal

Officer Kisela has been with the Knox City Police Department since June 5, 2007. Contact Corporal Kisela at kpd448@cityofknox.net.

Detective Eric Vanderheof

Eric Vanderheof, Detective

Detective Vanderheof has been with the Knox City Police Department since July 16, 2014. Contact Detective Vanderheof at kpd444@cityofknox.net.

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Seth Johnson, Patrolman

Officer Johnson has been with the Knox City Police Department since April 5, 2018. He is a life-long resident of Knox and graduated from Knox High School. Officer Johnson has served six years with the Army National Guard and is married with four children. Contact Officer Johnson at kpd447@cityofknox.net.

Patrick McKee

Patrick McKee, Patrolman

Officer McKee has been with the Knox City Police Department since October 17, 2018. He is a life-long resident of Knox and graduated from Knox High School in 2016. He worked a year at the Starke County Sheriff’s Department before becoming a Patrolman for the Knox City Police Department. Contact Officer McKee at kpd449@cityofknox.net.

Charles Leonhardt

Charles Leonhardt, Patrolman

Officer Leonhardt is a graduate of Knox High School. Officer Leonhardt served in the Army National Guard for eight years as an infantryman including a deployment to Afghanistan. He and his wife live in Knox with their two children. Contact Officer Leonhardt at kpd445@cityofknox.net.

Travis Schieber

Travis Schieber, Patrolman/School Resource Officer

Officer Schieber has worked for the Knox City Police Department part time since the beginning of 2016. Officer Schieber became a full time Police Officer with the department in January 2019 and works in the Knox Community Schools as a School Resource Officer (SRO). Officer Schieber has 8 years experience in Law Enforcement and has actively served in the Army Reserves for the last 12 years and has served overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Officer Schieber is married with 3 children. Contact Officer Schieber at kpd4410@cityofknox.net.