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Lake County Hidta

Police plan training in model policies for use of force

Local law enforcement officers will soon undergo training in when to have confidence in using appropriate force in police situations.

October 18, 2014 5:54 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: All people in NWI deserve safe communities

GUEST COMMENTARY: All people in NWI deserve safe communities

We should all recognize by now that crime does not respect municipal borders; it transcends them. Crime is not mysteriously stopped by an invisible fence, preventing it from taking place in the event that the perpetrator is committing a crime in a community that is different than the one in …

October 01, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Expand effort to fight crime in urban area

The Region Stop Team is a good approach to law enforcement in Lake County. This new initiative pools police resources to improve efficiency.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am

St. John police chief selected to lead crime task force panel

St. John Police Chief Fred Frego was selected Friday to be president of the Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force executive board.

May 03, 2013 9:15 pm

Region law enforcement combine forces to combat illegal drugs

Region law enforcement seized more than $19 million in drugs and assets in 2011, according to a report by the Lake County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.

December 02, 2012 12:00 am
Illegal immigrant nabbed on drug-buy trip, cops allege

Illegal immigrant nabbed on drug-buy trip, cops allege

PORTER | Authorities said an illegal immigrant residing in Michigan was arrested Sunday while driving to Chicago to pick up a large amount of marijuana.

March 19, 2012 1:59 pm
Porter County looking to curb drug trafficking

Porter County looking to curb drug trafficking

VALPARAISO | There are more than 2,500 known gang members in Lake County and Portage Police Chief Mark Becker said residents can no longer pretend they're not crossing the county line.

October 28, 2011 8:15 pm
MARK KIESLING: Welcome to HIDTA, but it's not much of an honor

MARK KIESLING: Welcome to HIDTA, but it's not much of an honor

When my younger son was 15, a store manager for whom he had once done some work asked me to let him know when he turned 16.

June 24, 2011 12:00 am
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