FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail The Evansville Rescue Mission is honored and privileged to announce the addition of Evansville Chief of Police, Billy Bolin, to its Board Directors, comprised now of 12 members.Chief of Police Billy Bolin has served on the Evansville Police Department since 1998. He has been assigned to various positions on the department during his career, including Patrol, Juvenile Detective Office, Crime Prevention Officer and Patrol Sergeant. He started his Policing Career at the Henderson Kentucky Police Department in 1995.Chief Bolin graduated from the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training in February 1996. He is also a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership Academy. Chief Bolin won the National 2005 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award for Outstanding Public Service and was the 2009 Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police, Police Officer of the Year.Evansville Rescue Mission’s President/CEO, Tracy L. Gorman, states, “We’re excited to welcome Chief Bolin to our Board of Directors. He brings with him a great love for all the citizens of our city, including those we serve at your ERM who are often forgotten by society. He will be a wonderful addition to our Board as we prepare to celebrate our 100th Anniversary in 2017.”Founded in 1917, the Evansville Rescue Mission operates six ministry divisions throughout Vanderburgh County: the Residence Center which shelters homeless men (more than 50,000 nights of lodging provided in 2015), the Youth Care Center-a detention center for troubled youth, Camp Reveal-the Mission’s campground/retreat center, two Evansville Rescue Mission Thrift Stores located in Evansville, as well as ERM’s new Donation Center, located a block away from ERM’s downtown main campus in Evansville.