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Northwest Regional Swat Team

Fundraiser successful for SWAT team

Area residents have responded to the Northwest Regional SWAT team's need for another armored vehicle.

December 27, 2013 8:00 pm

Regional SWAT team hosts fundraiserin S'ville

SCHERERVILLE | The Northwest Regional SWAT team has scheduled a fundraiser from 5 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Halls of St. George, 905 E. Joliet St. in Schererville.

December 09, 2013 3:06 pm
SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

A newly acquired armored vehicle will be used by the Northwest Regional SWAT team in rescue situations. The vehicle costs $412,000, but the SWAT team received it at no cost.

November 02, 2013 10:15 pm
SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

A mammoth armored vehicle recently acquired by the Northwest Regional SWAT team has an intimidating appearance, but in emergency situations, the vehicle might be a source of comfort for residents in peril.

November 02, 2013 6:32 pm Photos

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SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

A newly acquired armored vehicle will be used by the Northwest Regional SWAT team in rescue situations. The vehicle has a $412,000 price tag, but the SWAT team received it at no cost thanks to a federal program that provides surplus military equipment to law enforcement.

November 02, 2013 10:19 am
SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

SWAT team obtains armored vehicle

A newly acquired armored vehicle will be used by the Northwest Regional SWAT team in rescue situations. The vehicle has a $412,000 price tag, but the SWAT team received it at no cost through a federal program involving surplus military equipment.

November 02, 2013 10:19 am
Physical fitness a necessity for some region police, firefighters

Physical fitness a necessity for some region police, firefighters

As the new year approaches, many people might be thinking about setting resolutions to head out to the gym more often.

December 28, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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SWAT team seeking donations to replace outdated equipment

The Northwest Regional SWAT team hopes the new year might bring more financial assistance for the group.

December 22, 2012 6:49 am

SWAT team prepares for unmanned surveillance flights

The Northwest Regional SWAT team can now take to the air in unmanned flights when responding to dangerous situations.

December 06, 2012 6:30 pm
SWAT trainees converge on Crown Point

SWAT trainees converge on Crown Point

May 18, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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SWAT school trains in Hobart

SWAT school trains in Hobart

HOBART | More than a dozen police officers filled a vacant Hobart building Monday, but there was no reason for panic.

May 15, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

Three Lake County men accused of dealing heroin received their Thursday morning wake-up call from area police.

May 10, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

Pece Petrovski, of Schererville, is taken into custody at a home in the 4000 block of 73rd Avenue in Merrillville. He is accused of dealing heroin.

May 10, 2012 10:34 am
3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

Members of the Northwest Regional SWAT team leave a Merrillville residence Thursday after Pece Petrovski, of Schererville, was arrested there. Petrovski and two others were arrested on heroin charges as a result of Schererville's special operations task force, which is focusing on drug activ…

May 10, 2012 10:37 am
3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

Police arrest Nicholas Rosenbaum on heroin dealing charges Thursday at his home on 43rd Street in Highland. Rosenbaum and two other region men are accused of selling heroin to undercover officers.

May 10, 2012 10:30 am
3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

3 region men arrested on heroin dealing charges

John Skowronski, 22, is placed into a squad car Thursday after he was arrested at his home in the 7400 block of Taylor Street in Schererville. Skowronski is accused of selling heroin to an undercover officer. He repeatedly insisted during his arrest that he is not a drug dealer.

May 10, 2012 10:25 am

Well-being check in Dyer leads to 5-hour standoff, police say

DYER | A call from the University of Chicago Hospitals asking Dyer police to check on the well-being of a suicidal man led to a five-hour standoff at the man's home and the evacuations of some neighbors.

May 01, 2012 9:15 pm
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