friends of evansville police

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friends of Evansville police

Is an organization whose purpose is to foster, recognize, educate, and appreciate supporters of the Evansville Police Department. FRIENDS provides a vital link to the Evansville Police Foundation.

FRIENDS was founded in 2016 by Joe Stofleth and Jan Howell.   


Membership is available to adults, 18 or older, who support EPD and/or complete the EPD’s Citizens’ Academy program. For a small annual membership fee ($20) the following benefits are available:

  • Three meetings.
  • Socializing with other members and police officers.
  • Timely presentations of police department training techniques and equipment (K-9, Safety Equipment, Mounted Patrol, and Drones).


To inquire about membership in FRIENDS contact the Evansville Police Foundation at 812.436.4030


Set up a weekly, monthly,
or other recurring donation


Make a one-time
donation today

FRIENDS Founders: 

  •  Joe Stofleth
  • Jan Howell