HAMMOND | In a bare south Hammond motel room with bedspreads decorated with flamingos and sea shells, a Hammond police detective kept his eye on a door peep hole and a Homeland Security officer listened to the scanner.
Portage Police SWAT team members prepare Wedensday at the Port of Indiana during a drill. Dozens of police from all over Northwest Indiana participated in Operation Safe Harbor, a Homeland Security training exercise at the port.
Portage Police SWAT team member James Maynard takes position Wednesday as he joins dozens of police from throughout Northwest Indiana in Operation Safe Harbor, a Homeland Security training exercise at the Port of Indiana.
Police travel to deployment areas in the Port of Indiana port Wednesday during a training exercise that portrays a scenario involving suspicious subjects, potentially hazardous materials, and shots fired. The drill was part of Operation Safe Harbor, a Homeland Security training exercise at the port.
PORTAGE | The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor served Wednesday as the backdrop for an Indiana Department of Homeland Security District 1 Task Force first responder drill called “Operation Safe Harbor."
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The nation's first secretary of Homeland Security shared a message about courage and preparedness Friday as Porter County Sheriff's Department officers remembered those from the department who died in the line of service.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's legistion requiring the federal government to use U.S.-made steel for public projects makes sense.
President Barack Obama ordered Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to furlough 60,000 border agents and required Arizona law enforcement to release more than 500 convicted illegal aliens because of sequestration cuts. Napolitano also was ordered to purchase 2,717 tanks and 1.6 bi…
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A Homeland Security agent has filed a complaint a Valparaiso man is in the country illegally after that man was arrested last week on other charges by Valparaiso police.
It was early in the morning when David Hein received the news. He turned on the police scanner in his home to get more details. Another shooting had taken place. The number of people killed was fuzzy. Yet, the impact the shooting would have on the community was not. And while the shooting to…
They've dealt with a mile-wide tornado and a wreck involving a bus and a train.
While the impact of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has waned over the past decade, Charles Gallmeier said the events of that fateful day were profound enough to have left a lasting impact on this country.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's legislation to push the use of American iron and steel in federal construction projects addresses a critical need in the economy today.
The Department of Homeland Security unveiled a free online tool Monday for people in the U.S. to check whether they are legally eligible for employment prior to looking for a job.
DYER | When Dyer flooded in 2007, the town's Animal Control Officer Linda Kulik worked on animal issues for 15 hours straight, virtually by herself.
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