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Munster police ask donations for Night Out party Aug. 5

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department is seeking donations to help offset the cost of the National Night Out Against Crime celebration.

June 15, 2014 12:05 am

Area police, fire departments play in charity softball tourney

MUNSTER | Several area police and fire department square off Sunday for a charity softball tournament.

May 16, 2014 12:05 am

Munster police consider creating VIPS program; applicants sought

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department is exploring the possibility of implementing a Volunteers in Police Service program.

May 05, 2014 8:59 pm

Gary man charged with dealing cocaine in Munster

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors have filed two felony drug charges against a Gary man who was arrested March 7 in Munster.

March 15, 2014 7:15 pm
Police: Man's body found in Munster ditch

Police: Man's body found in Munster ditch

MUNSTER | The body of an unidentified man was found dead in Hart Ditch on Sunday morning, Munster police said.

April 01, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Law enforcement train for shooting scenarios

Law enforcement train for shooting scenarios

The Munster Police Department served as host for a training program teaching law enforcement how to handle school shooting scenarios.

March 27, 2013 7:33 pm
Hostage situations staged; training real

Hostage situations staged; training real

MUNSTER | Screams, punctuated by gunshots, hung in the air along with gray clouds of acrid gun powder.

March 27, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Hostage situations staged; training real

Hostage situations staged; training real

Police officers approach a classroom during training Wednesday at Munster High School. The man on the far right is playing a civilian and the people on the ground are playing dead shooting victims.

March 27, 2013 6:00 pm
Hostage situations staged; training real

Hostage situations staged; training real

Police officers enter a classroom Wednesday during training at Munster High School.

March 27, 2013 6:00 pm
Hostage situations staged; training real

Hostage situations staged; training real

A "hostage" runs down the hallway as police approach during training at Munster High School.

March 27, 2013 6:00 pm
Hostage situations staged; training real

Hostage situations staged; training real

For training exercises, which lead instructor Kit Cessna said "is as realistic as we can make it," officers were divided into teams of two and went through three increasingly difficult scenarios, involving perpetrators, hostages and fatally injured victims.

March 27, 2013 6:00 pm

Cellphone store in Munster robbed of cash, merchandise

MUNSTER | Two men, one armed with a handgun, walked into a Sprint cellphone store at 12:39 p.m. Friday and made off with cash and cellphones, according to Munster police.

March 15, 2013 6:34 pm

Lowell to merge E-911 communications with county

The town of Lowell will merge its emergency communications system with the Lake County sheriff's in six weeks, but consolidation for other town and city police and fire departments remains on hold while debate continues over the cheapest and best designed electronic infrastructure.

January 17, 2013 1:45 pm
Woman killed in Munster

Woman killed in Munster

A woman was killed in Munster early Tuesday morning, the victim of an apparent homicide.

January 01, 2013 4:54 pm Photos

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Natural gas main break repaired in Munster

MUNSTER | Two homes and one business were briefly evacuated Thursday morning following a gas main break in Munster.

September 27, 2012 7:52 pm

American Legion honors Munster police officer

MUNSTER | Police Officer James Ghrist has been named the American Legion Officer of the Year for the 1st District.

August 12, 2012 6:15 pm

Munster police want residents at Night Out Against Crime

MUNSTER | The Munster Police Department invites and encourages all residents to participate in National Night Out Against Crime from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Munster Community Pool, 8837 Calumet Ave.

August 06, 2012 12:00 am
Munster police adding canine program

Munster police adding canine program

A canine officer will join the Police Department later this year.

April 21, 2012 8:40 am
Family drama may have turned deadly

Family drama may have turned deadly

Munster Police say Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul's oldest son, Paresh Paul, is a person of interest in her disappearance. She has been missing since March.

September 08, 2011 7:28 pm
Family drama may have turned deadly

Family drama may have turned deadly

Munster Police say Dr. Promila Mehta-Paul's oldest son, Paresh Paul, is a person of interest in her disappearance. She has been missing since March.

September 08, 2011 7:16 pm
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