Joseph McAtee Obituary Indianapolis IN, Former Indianapolis Police Chief Joseph McAtee dies

Joseph McAtee Obituary, Death – The death has occurred of a man who previously served as the sheriff of Marion County and the chief of police in Indianapolis. Joseph McAtee was a very notable figure in the group of law enforcement officers that worked in Central Indiana. In addition to serving as Chief of the Indianapolis Police Department, he held the roles of county sheriff and constable over the course of his extended career. He also held the position of Chief of the Indianapolis Police Department.

McAtee was presented with an award the year before in recognition of the numerous years of service he had provided to the city of Indianapolis by the Metropolitan Police Department of Indianapolis. As part of the medal he received, the Mounted Patrol Division of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was given a plaque in McAtee’s name that recognizes his services to the public’s safety.

The information that McAtee had passed away was confirmed by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in a tweet that was put out on Saturday.

“[We] mourn the passing of former Indianapolis Police Department Chief and Marion County Sheriff Joseph McAtee,” read the tweet sent out by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD). We are keeping his family, friends, and former employees, in addition to the rest of our community, in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. # Always Remember.”

The following is a tweet that was sent out by Joe Hogsett, the mayor of Indianapolis, in response to the passing of McAtee:

Joe McAtee is one of the few people who has made as significant of an impact as he has on the effort to keep our town secure. He leaves behind a community that is grateful for his decades of leadership, as well as a record of selfless service in his roles as sheriff, chief of police, and constable. He also leaves behind a record of accomplishments.