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Police Staff

The Chandler Police Department employs several officers to provide 24-hour protection. The department also utilizes a few volunteer reserve officers as additional assistance is needed. You may reach our full-time officers by direct email, or contact any of our officers using the department’s general email. If you have a tip for the Chandler Police Department or suspect illegal activity in your neighborhood, you may share this information on our Submit a Tip form. We also invite you to Thank an Officer when you witness a Chandler officer going beyond the call of duty.

Our Police Staff

  • Rodney Forston

    Patrolman

    Hire Date: Oct. 2009

    Schooling/Degree: USI, 1990; Ivy Tech, 1992

    Special Training/Certifications:

    • Certified Chemical Test Operator
    • Chemical Intervention Team Member
    • DUI Training Course 2008
    • Chemical Breathalyzer training in 2013
    • 2010 SWILEA graduate

    rforston@chandler-police.com Contact

  • Ronnie Walker

    Lieutenant

    Hire Date: May 1990

    Special Training/Certifications:

    • 2004 ILEA Police Chief Executive Training Program graduate
    • Served in capacity – Patrolman, Assistant Chief, Police Chief
    • Served on the Drug Free Council
    • 1991 ILEA graduate

    rwalker@chandler-police.com Contact

  • Tim Schuble

    Lieutenant

    Hire Date: Dec. 1988

    tschuble@chandler-police.com Contact

  • Robert L. Irvin

    Chief

    Hire Date: 2012

    Special Training/Certifications:

    • Crisis Hostage Negotiator
    • CVSA (polygraph) Operator
    • DEA Lab School
    • Retired from Warrick County Sheriff Department after 34 years
    • Former K-9 handler

    birvin@chandler-police.com Contact

  • Justin Altstadt

    Patrolman

  • Mike Mitchell

    Patrolman

    Hire Date: Feb. 2015

    Schooling/Degree: Castle High School, 1997; ITT Tech - Computer Network Systems Technology

    Special Training/Certifications:

    • ILEA Pre-Basic Certification
    • Indiana Certified EMT
    • IDHS Adjunct Instructor for NIMS and Fire Service Instructor Level 1
    • IDHS Qualified Communications Unit Leader
    • NW Counterdrug Training Center - conducting interdiction stops
    • Indiana Certified Firefighter I/II
    • USDHS in Chemical Weapons Response - hands-on and incident command

    mmitchell@chandler-police.com Contact