Darrell W. Mills

New Albany High School
Indiana Law Enforcement Academy
U.S. Marshals Service Academy
Indiana University Southeast

Retired Floyd County Sheriff (2 terms) 8 years
Floyd County Sheriff’s Department – 25 years as Officer and Detective
Floyd County Prosecutor – Chief Investigator

Civic & Community Engagement
New Chapel Fire Board of Directors
Floyd Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees (Vice President)
Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Board Member
Indiana Sheriff’s Association Board Member
Democrat Men’s Club – Past President
St. Mary’s of the Knobs Church member
Past President New Albany Little League

Awards, Honors & Recognition:
2011 Indiana Sheriff’s Association “Sheriff of the Year – for the State of Indiana” Award
2010 Man of Distinction Award - Community Action Partners

Significant Public Accomplishment

During my tenure as Floyd County Sheriff, I...

  • Upgraded 911 Floyd County Emergency Dispatch Center with state-of-the-art technology AND purchased SWAT Mobile Command Center and equipment with drug forfeiture money...
  • Equipped every patrol division vehicle with new state radio system, camera and computer system...
  • Upgraded Floyd Co. Corrections (Jail) with finger printing system and Victim Notification System...
  • Implemented collective bargaining contract for correctional staff in jail...
  • Established building security and staffing for entire City-County Building, including all Floyd County courtrooms...
  • Implemented Inmate Classification System for inmates... 
  • Assisted Floyd County Prosecutor in establishing Crash Accident Reconstruction Team (C.A.R.T.) with New Albany Police Dept. and Indiana State Police...
  • During my eight (8) years as Floyd County Sheriff, there were many more accomplishments, but too many to list on this website. I will always have the well-being of all the citizens of Floyd County at heart and will strive to make it the safest place to live and raise our children and grandchildren.