Serious crimes do not respect geographic boundaries. The same is true for offenders and, sadly, their victims.
EAST CHICAGO | Crime for the first quarter of 2014 in East Chicago is down overall, compared to the same three months in 2013.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Police Department reported a 22 percent decrease in the number of crimes in 2013 from the previous year.
GRIFFITH | Police and town officials are crediting community partnerships for a continued decline in crime in Griffith.
CALUMET CITY | Police officials said Tuesday that crime is on the decline in the city, and they plan to create a new detail of officers to focus on River Oaks shopping center.
When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson requested urgent assistance from the Indiana State Police, it was obvious the city's homicide problem was bad. As Lauri Harvey Keagle's stories today show, the problem is alarming.
HOBART | Violent crimes including homicides, rapes, auto thefts and burglaries declined last year, statistics which pleased Lt. David Grissom.
PORTAGE | The number of reported crimes in Portage dropped 17.5 percent in 2012 from the previous year, according to statistics released by Portage Police Chief Troy Williams this week.
HAMMOND | Crime fell by 6 percent in Hammond in 2012, with the city seeing fewer murders, burglaries and auto thefts than the previous year, recently released statistics show.
HEBRON | Most of the town's police force attended Tuesday's town council meeting, but it wasn't to quell an angry mob.
Shoppers who witnessed Saturday's shooting at Westfield Southlake mall in Hobart might not realize how aggressively Northwest Indiana police are working to keep down the crime rate.
MUNSTER | The Police Department's first quarterly meeting of the year is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at Munster Town Hall, 1005 Ridge Road.
PORTAGE | One thing the two candidates for mayor can agree on is that public safety is a top issue in this year's campaign.
GLENWOOD | The village reported a more than 40 percent spike in certain violent and property crimes in 2010 compared to 2009, according to Police Chief Demitrous Cook.
MERRILLVILLE | Homicide, rape and assault cases increased in Merrillville in 2010 while arson, residential thefts and business thefts decreased.
Violent and property crime rates across the country fell compared to to the same time frame last year, according to the FBI.
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