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Lake County Community Corrections

Work release inmate captured after manhunt in C.P.

CROWN POINT | An inmate who had spent only a day at the Kimbrough Work Release Center escaped the program Wednesday afternoon, promoting a manhunt by area agencies. 

April 23, 2014 9:27 pm
Lake County officials searching for work release inmate

Lake County officials searching for work release inmate

CROWN POINT | Lake County corrections officials are searching for a 31-year-old man who never returned to the Kimbrough Work Release Center. 

January 19, 2014 8:51 pm
Positive Impact turns Lake County offenders' lives around

Positive Impact turns Lake County offenders' lives around

CROWN POINT | Supervisory skills come naturally to Charles Blacknell, but he had little opportunity to use them, until a few years ago.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Convicts volunteer to clean up Gary

Convicts volunteer to clean up Gary

Robert L. Armstead Sr. was sentenced to two years on a weapons charge, but Gary residents now thank him when they see him working in the community.

July 29, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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Putting people into jobs, changing lives

Putting people into jobs, changing lives

EAST CHICAGO | The first graduates of a new construction training program for city residents got their diplomas and tool belts Friday to commence the work of rebuilding East Chicago.

March 10, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Unique ex-offender program showcases success

MERRILLVILLE | As criminal justice experts from around the state gathered Wednesday at the Radisson Star Plaza Theater, Lake County Community Corrections took the opportunity to showcase 20 years of "Positive Impact."

October 05, 2011 6:38 pm

'Breaking the Chains' shown Wednesday

MERRILLVILLE | This year's annual conference of the Indiana Criminal Justice Association will kick off with the debut of a documentary on Lake County's ex-offender program, Positive Impact.

October 03, 2011 7:57 pm
Drug offender earning a second chance

Drug offender earning a second chance

VALPARAISO | Gary resident Zachary Spencer has made so much progress since being sentenced eight months ago for possessing the illegal drug Ecstasy that a judge released him early from home detention.

April 05, 2011 12:50 pm

C.P. woman sues Lake Community Corrections

HAMMOND | A Crown Point woman who worked part time at Lake County Community Corrections is suing her former employer, claiming she was discriminated against because she is female and she was fired in retaliation for filing a complaint.

February 08, 2011 2:50 pm
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