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logosmallThe Dawson Springs Police Department enjoys a long history to coincide with the rich history of Dawson Springs. We have traced the origin of police in this community back as far as 1874, when the first post office opened.  Dawson Springs is a community of approximately 2200 residents, bordering the Tradewater River.  It's located primarily in the Southwestern corner of Hopkins County. Our city limits extend into Caldwell County to incorporate Riverside Park, an early 1900's major league b...

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  • Administrative Assistant – Melissa Heflin

    Administrative Assistant – Melissa Heflin

    Administrative Assistant

  • Officer Richard Cobb   #204

    Officer Richard Cobb #204


  • Officer Mike Opalek     #206

    Officer Mike Opalek #206


  • Officer Lance Nosbusch     #205

    Officer Lance Nosbusch #205


  • Chief Colman Dixon     #201

    Chief Colman Dixon #201


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