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Department History

Department History

Indiana University began offering classes in Fort Wayne in 1917. There were 142 students the first term. Purdue University Center in Fort Wayne opened in the Fall of 1941. The two campuses eventually were physically located in the same building (Kettler Hall) in 1964, there were 3100 students enrolled that fall term.

Police Chiefs Past and Present

Julie Yunker

Photo of Julie Yunker

  • IPFW PD June 1, 2014 - Present
  • Police Chief: June 1, 2014 - Present

Anthony J. Colone, Jr.

Anthony J. Colone, Jr.

  • IPFW PD Mar. 3, 2004 - May 30, 2014
  • Interim Police Chief: July 1, 2012 - May 30, 2014
  • Acting Police Chief: Mar. 22, 2012 - July 1, 2012

Jeffrey W. Davis

Jeffrey W. Davis

  • IPFW PD 1996 - 2013
  • Police Chief: Mar. 1, 2009 - July 1, 2012

Lauren DenHartog

Lauren DenHartog

  • IPFW PD Aug. 9, 1976 - Feb. 28, 2009
  • Police Chief: May 1992 - Feb. 28, 2009

The Chief's below are listed in the order of most recent to past, prior to May of 1992. No photo's or further information are available at this time.

  • Steve Roby
  • Larry Gaff
  • Maurice (Buzz) Shady
  • Robert O'Rielly
  • Earl Warnock

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

noneEmergency Contacts

  • Emergencies:
    911
  • Escort:
    260-481-6827
  • General Information:
    260-481-6827
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