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Police Chief Mark Becker

E.C. man killed, girlfriend wounded in shooting

EAST CHICAGO | A 23-year-old man was killed and his pregnant girlfriend wounded in an early morning shooting when someone leaned in through a window and shot them in their sleep, police said.

November 30, 2013 6:30 pm
Voices of Vision: Mark Becker

Voices of Vision: Mark Becker

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.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am

Chief: Cal City teen shot and killed in East Chicago over a girl

EAST CHICAGO | An argument over a girl led to the shootings of two teenagers, one of whom later died, during a North Side sleep-over party on Sunday, police said.

November 13, 2012 10:40 am
Chief Becker: Exercise Your Right

Chief Becker: Exercise Your Right

PORTAGE | Portage Police Chief Mark Becker sends out his newsletter from in order to connect with Portage community members. Chief Becker has agreed to share his insights exclusively with

November 03, 2011 1:40 pm
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