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Giffith Police Chief Greg Mance

Giffith Police Chief Greg Mance

Griffith Police Chief Greg Mance

January 20, 2014 12:00 am
Griffith police report decrease in crime for 2013

Griffith police report decrease in crime for 2013

GRIFFITH | Police and town officials are crediting community partnerships for a continued decline in crime in Griffith.

January 19, 2014 8:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Many solutions to Gary's crime problem

When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson requested urgent assistance from the Indiana State Police, it was obvious the city's homicide problem was bad. As Lauri Harvey Keagle's stories today show, the problem is alarming.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Gary urged to police its police department

EDITORIAL: Gary urged to police its police department

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson asked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for help in cleaning up the city's crime problem. What she received instead was help in cleaning up the police department.

October 07, 2013 12:00 am Related

Gary shootout leaves 2 dead, several wounded

GARY | A dispute over money at a Miller bar might have led to a neighborhood shooting that left two Gary men dead and four wounded, police said.

September 07, 2013 6:11 pm Related
There’s a New Chief in Town

There’s a New Chief in Town

It has been 144 years since Edward Curtiss, the first Town Marshall of Lowell, was appointed on May 3, 1869.

August 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Cedar Lake council removes interim from police chief's title

CEDAR LAKE | Interim Chief of Police Gerard “Jerry” Smith received a round of applause Tuesday when the Cedar Lake Town Council removed the interim tag from his title.

May 21, 2013 10:00 pm
Lake Station man holds mother at knifepoint for pain medication

Lake Station man holds mother at knifepoint for pain medication

LAKE STATION | A Lake Station man armed with a knife held his mother hostage after she refused to hand over her pain pills, police said.

March 01, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart mayor narrows list of police chief candidates down to final three

HOBART | Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor has narrowed a long list of potential police chief candidates down to three.

February 27, 2013 8:15 pm

Hobart's new police chief may be named in March

HOBART | Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor hopes to name a new police chief by early March.

February 03, 2013 6:15 pm

Police conduct warrent sweep in Hammond


January 24, 2013 2:06 pm

Fox prepares to leave police chief post in Sauk Village

SAUK VILLAGE | For the year that Robert Fox was police chief here, he was targeted by those who opposed his appointment by Village President Lewis Towers and said the village could not afford his $75,000 annual salary.

October 30, 2012 12:35 pm

Cedar Lake FOP blasts council for chief's ouster

CEDAR LAKE | Cedar Lake Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 173 is sending a letter to town officials objecting to the forced resignation of former Police Chief Randall Mayersky.

October 18, 2012 6:00 pm

Hobart Board of Works rules police chief had cause to remove towing comany from list

HOBART | Police Chief Jeff White had reasonable cause to remove T&K Towing owner Tony Cuba from the city's list of authorized towing services, the Board of Public Works ruled.

August 15, 2012 10:45 pm

Towing company owner wants Hobart work back

HOBART | T & K Towing owner Tony Cuba wants his name cleared and his company put back on the city's towing list, said his attorney, Hugo Martz.

July 25, 2012 8:30 pm

Chicago Heights gets new police chief

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The City Council unanimously approved the appointment of department veteran Charles Guiliani as Chicago Heights police chief on Monday.

July 03, 2012 12:00 pm

Hobart plans precautions on July 4 due to dry conditions

HOBART | The unusually dry conditions are forcing city officials to take extra precautions during the Wednesday night fireworks display at Rugby Field.

June 29, 2012 12:00 am

Hobart officials have zero tolerance for those not following fireworks laws

HOBART | The city is taking a zero tolerance stance on anyone  shooting fireworks outside of designated times and dates, Police Chief Jeff White said.

June 12, 2012 12:00 am

Can Hobart's Civil Defense be saved?

HOBART | Keith Patterson works his part-time Civil Defense job for the city because he likes helping people, he said.

May 12, 2012 8:15 pm

Lake Station's narcotics unt receives kudos at recent City Council meeting

LAKE STATION | Ian and Kerry Paris were among a roomful of residents applauding the work of the Police Department's narcotics unit.

April 15, 2012 12:00 am
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