U.S. Attorney David Capp announced indictments against members of the Two Six gang during a news conference in East Chicago.
A group of Lake County law enforcement officials is publicly urging elected officials to stop squabbling and line up behind the creation of a unified E-911 public safety communications network.
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 …
Gary is a breeding ground for gangs, drugs and violence. It doesn’t need to hang out a welcome sign. The bad guys know.
The Region Stop Team is a good approach to law enforcement in Lake County. This new initiative pools police resources to improve efficiency.
Lake County law enforcement officials are forming a full-time regional team of officers to attack criminal violence and property crimes.
If I were Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram, I’d be embarrassed.
EAST CHICAGO | A new local policing initiative is being credited after police confiscated 11 pounds of marijuana, two loaded handguns and $12,000 following a traffic stop in area of Guthrie and Deodar streets Thursday evening.
I’m not sure what makes Portage Mayor James Snyder tick, but it has become evident he needs a rewind.
EAST CHICAGO | A string of air conditioner thefts that occurred in the city in late March and early this month does not represent a new trend, according to East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker.
EAST CHICAGO | The City Council on Monday unanimously approved the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $150,000 to pay for overtime in the Police Department.
Given the time I've spent covering public corruption trials, you’d think I could easily define ethics.
EAST CHICAGO | Access to university data analysis software and expertise to enable more proactive policing
In 2012, East Chicago crime rates were considerably lower. Police Chief Mark Becker credits his dedicated officers, collaborating with community organizations and businesses and other police partnerships to have an impact on the city.
So what is law enforcement in the region facing this year? Well, drugs, gangs and increased senseless violence come to mind.
East Chicago is a city long plagued by crime, political corruption and betrayal of public trust by some past mayors and other city officials. So when decisions are made by a contemporary administration that improve conditions and residents' lives in the city, it's worth heralding.
Mark Becker is East Chicago's police chief.
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.
Local and federal law enforcement officials announced several indictments and arrests of members of the Imperial Gangsters.
An East Chicago public official faces a police internal affairs investigation, and council members from Hammond and Gary face possible removal from office in the wake of federal indictments announced this week.
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