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Hammond Police Department

Hammond police investigating after man, 60, shot in ankle

HAMMOND | A 60-year-old man was shot Saturday night in the 900 block of Highland Street, police said. 

April 20, 2014 7:00 pm

7-year-old girl among two wounded in Hammond shooting

HAMMOND | A 7-year-old girl and a 38-year-old woman were wounded in a shooting Saturday night while attending a family gathering, police said. 

April 20, 2014 7:00 pm

Police, firefighters to deliver Easter baskets to grieving children

HAMMOND | Local police, firefighters and residents will deliver Easter to the family of a domestic violence shooting victim.

April 17, 2014 8:00 pm

Sergeant to take input during Hessville Crime Watch meeting

HAMMOND | The Hessville Neighborhood Crime Watch group will meet at 7 p.m. May 15 at Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive.

April 14, 2014 1:50 pm

Works board requests police look into union negotiation misconduct

HAMMOND | The Hammond Board of Public Works and Safety has requested an investigation to see if a new ordinance is considered an unfair labor action between the city of Hammond and Hammond Firefighters Local 556.

April 10, 2014 6:26 pm

Adults, teens arrested in brawl near Hammond High

HAMMOND | Eight people were arrested Tuesday in a brawl that began when the mother of one of two teens fighting jumped in, police said.

April 02, 2014 7:35 pm
Miller fondly recalls law enforcement career

Miller fondly recalls law enforcement career

HAMMOND | A nonfiction book about a series of homicides hooked Brian Miller's interest in law enforcement.

March 31, 2014 6:55 pm Photos


Woman killed, husband critically injured in domestic shooting

HAMMOND | A 37-year-old woman was shot to death by her husband late Saturday, police said. 

March 30, 2014 7:00 pm

Chicago man dies after jumping onto Calumet Avenue

HAMMOND | A 46-year-old Chicago man died Tuesday afternoon after jumping from Cline Avenue onto Calumet Avenue, police said. 

March 25, 2014 8:30 pm

Hammond will be hunting for drunken drivers on St. Pat's

HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department will take part in a statewide St. Patrick's Day traffic enforcement blitz.

March 13, 2014 9:30 pm

Chief: Hammond homicide likely drug related

HAMMOND | A 26-year-old man was identified Thursday as the person who was killed in a shooting Wednesday in Hammond, officials said.

March 13, 2014 7:02 pm

Man shot to death near PUC campus in Hammond

HAMMOND | A man was shot to death Wednesday in the 7000 block of Magoun Avenue, officials said. 

March 12, 2014 10:36 pm

Doughty named new Hammond police chief

HAMMOND | John Doughty has been named the new Hammond police chief, replacing Brian Miller, who plans to retire in April.

March 11, 2014 12:12 pm
Car crashes through front of downtown Hammond restaurant

Car crashes through front of downtown Hammond restaurant

HAMMOND | No one was injured Wednesday when a car crashed through the front door of a downtown Hammond restaurant. 

March 05, 2014 6:00 pm

Gary man accused of robbing bank, shooting cop to be sentenced

HAMMOND | A Gary man who could face 24 years in prison said in federal court records he was driven to take part in an armed bank robbery that wounded an officer because he wanted to buy Christmas gifts for his children. 

February 18, 2014 9:00 pm

Police continue investigation of fatal cop-related shooting

HAMMOND | Indiana State Police continue to investigate the death of a man fatally shot by a Hammond police officer Sunday night.

February 17, 2014 2:00 pm

Man dies in cop-related shooting in Hammond

HAMMOND | A man died late Sunday after being shot in an officer-related shooting in the 6600 block of Ohio Avenue, police said.

February 16, 2014 10:27 pm

Oklahoma man faces charges in PUC stalking case

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors filed two criminal charges Friday against an Oklahoma man accused of carrying a handgun and ammunition onto the Purdue University Calumet campus.

February 04, 2014 8:30 pm

30 years after '1984' was set, has Big Brother arrived?

"Big Brother is watching you."

January 26, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond agencies investigate fatal fire

Hammond agencies investigate fatal fire

HAMMOND | Hammond's Fire, Police and Code Enforcement departments are teaming up to investigate the fire last week at 644 Sibley St. that killed three children.

January 14, 2014 6:00 pm
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