Media Release – Richards Named Chief of Police

Announcement, News, Police Department

MARTINSVILLE – Mayor Kenny Costin has announced that John Richards will be the Chief of Police for the Martinsville Police Department. Chief Richards is a 22-year veteran of the department and advance through the ranks and was named Deputy Chief in 2019. During his time in the department Richards was in the patrol division for 19 years and was promoted …

Police Department Press Release

News, Police Department

It is with great sorrow that I announce the passing of Martinsville Police K9 Dasko on Tuesday February 25, 2020, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Dasko served the City of Martinsville with great dedication and honor. He was a loyal partner and friend to his human counterpart, Lt. Blake Long. Please keep Dasko and Lt. Blake Long in your …

Police Department Press Release

News, Police Department

On February 22, 2020 at 08:54 hours, Members of the Martinsville Police Department were dispatched to 976 Cloverleaf Court, Apartment “D” in regard to a citizen’s dispute. Officers arrived with assistance from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department, the Martinsville Fire Department and Morgan County EMS. Upon arrival, it was determined that a male subject, later identified as 35 year old …

Golf Cart Ordinance

Police Department

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 78 OF THE MARTINSVILLE CITY CODE ADDING ARTICLE VI AND AUTHORIZING THE USE OF GOLF CARTS AND RECREATIONAL OFF ROAD VEHICLES ON THE STREETS AND ALLEYS OF THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE, INDIANA UNDER SPECIFIED CONDITIONS   WHEREAS, pursuant to provisions of IC 9-21-1-3(a)(14), the City of Martinsville, with respect to private roads and highways under the …