July 4th Celebration


From Burmese to American: Profiles in assimilation

Religious persecution, forced labor and torture were a prelude to the freedoms the Christian Chin — a religious minority in Burma — would eventually be granted in the United States.

Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/2mezIOw

Southport Residents:  If you will be on vacation in the next few months and would like to have the Police Department check on your house, please feel free to click on the link below, fill out the form and either bring it into the department, mail it to

Southport Police Department

6901 Derbyshire Road

Southport, Indiana 46227

or email it to tvaughn@southportpolice.org 

Vacation Check

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It is the mission of the Southport Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to enhance public safety while working with the community, and to improve the quality of life of our citizens while respecting individual rights and community values.  We are committed to maintaining an active police and community partnership and strive to uphold the utmost level of professionalism while serving our community.


Contact Info.

  • Chief of Police Thomas Vaughn
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • 6901 Derbyshire Rd, Southport, IN 46227
  • 317-787-7595
  • 317-222-4323