Welcome To The Gaston Police Department


Massage From The Chief:

Dear community,

On behalf of the men and women of the city of Gaston Police Department, I welcome you to our website.

It has always been my honor and privilege to be a part of the Gaston Police and the community, and now to serve as the Chief of Police of the Gaston Police Department, and lead the dedicated officers who work tirelessly to provide a safe and secure environment.

The Gaston Police Department is the cornerstone of a comprehensive institutional strategy to maintain a safe environment for our community. The Gaston Police Department is comprised of experienced diverse police professionals who provide full service law enforcement responsibilities. More importantly, the Gaston Police Department facilitates a positive and active relationship with town, the members of our community, who are our most important resource in keeping the city of Gaston the safe and secure town we have all come to enjoy.

The most important crime prevention efforts are accomplished through mutual trust, cooperation, and collaboration between the Police Department, our community leaders and the community we serve and of which we are a part. Our agency continued success is largely attributable to this teamwork approach with each and every member of the community to collectively take an active interest in the safety of our town.

I appreciate your interest in the Gaston Police Department and the services we provide, and invite you to browse this site to acquaint yourself with our organization, our mission, and our commitment to you and the community. Our department endeavors to meet the highest ethical and professional standards, and prides itself on the quality of law enforcement services provided to the citizens of Gaston.

I speak for all of the officers of the Gaston Police Department when I say that we are proud to be a part of this community, to serve you with our best effort each and every day, and we appreciate the support and trust we have earned with you as we work on your behalf, and with you, to keep the city of Gaston safe.

About Us

Our Mission:
To serve the citizens of town of Gaston and advance the Public Safety by providing professional and uncompromising service through teamwork and a commitment to excellence.
To preserve and maintain the safety and dignity of the Courts and of all individuals through fair and impartial performance of duty.
To achieve professionalism in every facet of our operations and to maintain the highest level of personal integrity.
To cooperate with and assist other Law Enforcement Agencies in carrying out their duties, and to enforce the laws of town of Gaston, Delaware County and the State of Indiana.
To fulfill the duties of the Gaston Police Department in a dignified manner so as to inspire the confidence of the public and to consistently strive to advance the quality of life in town of Gaston.

Our Value:
We are committed to preserving democracy and freedom by recognizing the constitutional rights of all.
We are committed to nurturing the public trust by maintaining professionalism in every facet of our operations and demanding the highest levels of personal and professional integrity.
We value partnerships with diverse communities to ensure safety, security, and mutual trust.
We are committed to open communication and cooperation with our residential and business communities in an effort to reduce crime and improve the quality of life for all.
We take a proactive approach while encouraging and motivating the community to do the same.
We value an environment which focuses on solving problems through teamwork, participation, cooperation, and enthusiasm, fostered by decisive, professional leaders who support creativity and innovation.


· Chief, Carl Barber
· Deputy Chief,  MAJ. Brian Hussung
· CAPT. Kevin Allen
· LT. Mehran Rastakhiz
· SGT. Darren Anderson
· Kacie Starkey
· David Conwell
· Michael Denney
· Zachary Brown
· James Jarrett
· Jerrell Wiggins
· Neil Dowd
· Chad VanErman
· Tammy Noel
· Joseph Bear


105 N Sycamore Street., Gaston, IN 47342
(765) 358-4005