The City of Peru, Indiana

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Letter from the Chief of Police

On behalf of the members of the Peru Police Department, I welcome you to the City of Peru Police Department’s web page.Police Badge

Our officers and employees strive each day to work hand in hand with the citizens of Peru to make our city a safe place to live and work.

The web pages will give you more insight into the internal workings of the Peru Police Department. It will provide you useful information to see the services we provide to our community.  

We are committed to service to the City of Peru.

Mission Statement 

The mission of the Peru Police Department is to protect the rights of all persons within its jurisdiction to be free from criminal victimization, to be secure in their possessions, and to live in peace. Consistent with the values of a free society, it is the primary objective of the Peru Police Department to approach, as closely as possible, the ideal of a community free from crime and disorder.  

The motto, “Pride in Commitment – Excellence in Service” states the essential philosophical premise for the purpose of the Peru Police Department. The Department, through its employees, is proudly committed to providing professional law enforcement services to our community and invites a standard of excellence by which to be measured in the fulfillment of its promise to perform its police functions in a fair, responsive and professional manner.  

It is the goal of the Peru Police Department, that whether you live here or are a visitor, you will feel Peru is a safe place to be.

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Michael Meeks
Michael Meeks,
Chief of Police

City Hall
35 S Broadway
Peru, IN 46970
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