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Valpo police to wait tables for a great cause

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Police officers will once again be waiting tables Thursday at Kelsey’s Steakhouse to raise money for the Gang Resistant Education and Training Program.

March 29, 2015 12:00 am
Police agencies embrace technology, social media to reach more residents

Police agencies embrace technology, social media to reach more residents

The basic goal of police work -- "to serve and protect" -- hasn't changed and likely won't change, said the top cops in Porter County's three largest departments.

March 22, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Valparaiso joins crime mapping webpage

Valparaiso joins crime mapping webpage

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Police Department is the latest region law enforcement agency to join a crime-data-sharing project by making some of its information available to the public.

February 23, 2015 10:00 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: Observations on Tuesday's NWI elections

DOUG ROSS: Observations on Tuesday's NWI elections

You've read enough commentary about the Republican congressional tsunami. Let's dive deep into the results of local races.

November 09, 2014 12:00 am
Voters bring back Sheriff Reynolds

Voters bring back Sheriff Reynolds

VALPARAISO | Voters brought Dave Reynolds back as Porter County sheriff Tuesday, narrowly opting for the Democrat over Valparaiso Police Chief Mike Brickner.

November 04, 2014 10:10 pm Photos

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We endorse Bricker for proven track record

Valparaiso Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 76 endorses Michael Brickner for Porter County sheriff.

November 02, 2014 12:00 am
Sheriff candidates offering different visions for department

Sheriff candidates offering different visions for department

The race for Porter County sheriff brings together two veteran officers with unique visions for the department.

November 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GOP and county election board accused of dirty politics

GOP and county election board accused of dirty politics

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Republican leadership and the GOP-controlled county election board were accused Friday of "dirty politics" in their decision to host an emergency hearing on the eve of the general election to hear a candidate finance complaint filed by GOP Chair Michael Simpson.

October 31, 2014 4:03 pm Photos

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Mike Brickner

Mike Brickner

Valparaiso Police Chief Mike Brickner

October 23, 2014 8:15 pm
Candidates for Porter Co. Sheriff

Candidates for Porter Co. Sheriff

Candidates Mike Brickner (R) and Dave Reynolds (D) discuss their goals and qualifications with The Times Editorial Board.

October 23, 2014 6:08 pm
Sheriff candidates offering different visions for department

Sheriff candidates offering different visions for department

Neither candidate for Porter County sheriff is a newcomer to police work, but each offers a unique vision for the future of the department.

October 18, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Brickner's criticism of me is unsettling

GUEST COMMENTARY: Brickner's criticism of me is unsettling

Disappointed and confused. That is the only way I can describe my feelings after reading statements made by Valparaiso Police Chief Mike Brickner about the administration of the Porter County Sheriff's Department.

October 05, 2014 12:00 am
Management styles differ in Porter County sheriff's race

Management styles differ in Porter County sheriff's race

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Police Chief Mike Brickner is a big believer in the quality control and public accountability his department has gained over the last four years as a member of The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Coffee with a Cop comes to Central Park Plaza

Coffee with a Cop comes to Central Park Plaza

VALPARAISO | Police officers and community members who gathered Tuesday morning at Central Park Plaza for Coffee and Chocolate Milk with a Cop had some extra water with their beverages courtesy of a rainstorm.

August 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Reynolds gets Democrat nod for Porter County sheriff

Reynolds gets Democrat nod for Porter County sheriff

VALPARAISO | Dave Reynolds handily defeated his opponent for Porter County sheriff in Tuesday's Democrat primary, but he said he isn't stopping to take a rest.

May 06, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Mike Brickner

Mike Brickner

Republican Porter County Sheriff candidate Mike Brickner

April 07, 2014 2:46 pm
Valpo Police Chief Michael Brickner running for sheriff

Valpo Police Chief Michael Brickner running for sheriff

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Police Chief Michael Brickner has become the second big name in local law enforcement to announce his intention to run next year for Porter County sheriff.

October 22, 2013 1:00 pm
Valpo Police Department gets two new high-tech rifles

Valpo Police Department gets two new high-tech rifles

VALPARAISO | Two high tech rifles, described by Police Chief Mike Brickner as the "weapon of choice in an active-shooter situation," were donated to the city's Police Department on Tuesday.

June 04, 2013 4:27 pm Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, April 11, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, April 11, 2013

Northwest Indiana radio came alive on Friday night in Valparaiso with a star-studded cast including Senator Ed Charbonneau as Superman, Heather McCarthy and Leigh Morris and Saturday afternoon John Records Landecker broadcasting from Top Dog in Michigan City.---Pat Colander, Associate Publis…

April 10, 2013 9:00 am
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