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Police Staff

The Chandler Police Department employs several officers and a canine 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

    rodney@townofchandler.org 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@townofchandler.org Contact

  • Tim Schuble

    Patrolman

    Hire Date: Dec. 1988

    tschuble@townofchandler.org 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@townofchandler.org Contact

  • Fado

    K-9

    Hire Date: March 2013

    Special Training/Certifications:

    • Born Feb. 2, 2012 in Slovakia
    • Breed: German Shepherd
    • Dual purpose (Patrol and Narcotics)
    • Graduate of Top Dogs K-9 Academy in Evansville
  • Matthew Tevault

    Sergeant, K-9 Handler

    Hire Date: 2010

    Special Training/Certifications:

    • Attended two national conferences as a Warrick County Explorer
    • Served as Reserve Officer for Warrick County Sheriff Department and Chandler Police Department for two years
    • Graduate of Top Dogs K-9 Academy in Evansville
    • HAZMAT/Meth Lab Tech
    • 2011 SWILEA graduate
    • State general instructor
    • CIT Certified

    mtevault@townofchandler.org Contact

  • Mark Dimmett

    Lieutenant

    Hire Date: April 2001

    Schooling/Degree: Studied Law Enforcement at Vincennes University

    Special Training/Certifications:

    • Certified Breath Test Operator
    • CIT Officer, Instructor
    • Certified Basic Law Enforcement Thermography
    • Reid technique of interviewing and interrogation
    • Mini Thermal Training
    • 40 Hour Methamphetamine Class
    • Departments System Admin for MFR/MCT
    • 2001 ILEA graduate, with honors

    mdimmett@townofchandler.org Contact