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MARC CHASE: Lessons of community rise from fallen Gary officer

MARC CHASE: Lessons of community rise from fallen Gary officer

Tragedy is immense when the strong and brave fall within our communities.

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Look for ways to make police, cities safer

EDITORIAL: Look for ways to make police, cities safer

The fatal shooting of a Gary police officer early Sunday closely followed the death of an Indianapolis police officer. It is a time to mourn the loss of these two officers, but also to look for responses to these two incidents and other attacks on police officers.

July 08, 2014 12:00 am
Monster Jam Driver Norm Miller

Monster Jam Driver Norm Miller

Driver Norm Miller is a police officer who also enjoys driving Monster Trucks for the Monster Jam Show, including the newest vehicle called New Earth AuthoritySM, a.k.a. N.E.A. Police being unveiled this weekend at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

Portage police take officer applications in January

PORTAGE | Application packets for the position of probationary police officer with the Portage Police Department will be available from 7 a.m.  Jan. 6 through 4 p.m.  Jan. 18.

December 22, 2013 5:55 pm
Gary jail escapee turns himself in

Gary jail escapee turns himself in

GARY | A Gary man who assaulted two police officers and escaped while being taken to the Lake County Jail on Friday was back in police custody Saturday morning, an official said.

November 23, 2013 8:37 pm Photos

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Cops: Jail-fearing man attacks, injures two police officers

Cops: Jail-fearing man attacks, injures two police officers

GARY| A 21-year-old Gary man who did not want to go to jail is now being hunted by police and looking at potential prison time for the assault of two police officers, according to authorities.

November 22, 2013 6:34 pm Photos

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Lake officials put brakes on cops' take-home cars

CROWN POINT | About 120 Lake police officers who drive home their county-owned squad cars are in the middle of a struggle among county officials over how much freedom they should have to drive the vehicles.

October 03, 2013 7:10 pm
MARC CHASE: Officer's humanity, not badge or gun, saves a life

MARC CHASE: Officer's humanity, not badge or gun, saves a life

Anyone else out there have a job in which talking a suicidal man out of putting a bullet in his head is part of the job description?

September 26, 2013 12:00 am
Officer Michael Trueblood sworn to duty

Officer Michael Trueblood sworn to duty

VALPARAISO | A new Valparaiso Police Officer was sworn to duty on Monday morning. In a ceremony held at City Hall, Michael Trueblood was sworn to duty.

September 23, 2013 4:24 pm

Report details Crown Point Siberian husky shootings

CROWN POINT | When Crown Point police shot and killed two Siberian huskies last month, it was the first lethal force they used on animals in a year and a half, according to a report detailing the incident.

August 22, 2013 8:47 pm
Former Hobart fire chief becomes one of city's newest cops

Former Hobart fire chief becomes one of city's newest cops

HOBART | Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor swore in two new police officers Monday, including the city's former fire chief.

July 01, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Policeman's hand broken in altercation with suspect

Policeman's hand broken in altercation with suspect

PORTAGE | A Portage man is facing multiple charges after what started as a domestic incident Monday evening escalated into a fight with Portage police officers, breaking one officer's hand.

June 18, 2013 5:20 pm

Hobart fire chief among 2 joining Police Department

HOBART | The transfer of Fire Chief Brian Taylor to the Police Department isn't that unusual, Police Chief Rick Zormier said.

June 17, 2013 8:00 pm

Hobart police seeking applicants

HOBART | The Hobart Police Department has begun an application process for full-time police officer positions.

June 10, 2013 6:00 pm

Pence signs school safety grants, 40 other measures into law

INDIANAPOLIS | School corporations can each seek up to $50,000 in matching state funds to hire local police as school resource officers under a new law signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 07, 2013 2:00 pm Related
Small-school guys get their shot at NFL combine

Small-school guys get their shot at NFL combine

INDIANAPOLIS | Armonty Bryant gets those awkward looks every time he tells someone he attends college at ECU.

February 25, 2013 6:00 pm
Court: Define role of school resource officer

Court: Define role of school resource officer

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday asked the General Assembly to clarify whether school resource officers -- off-duty police employed by schools for security and discipline purposes -- are engaged in law enforcement duties.

February 25, 2013 12:00 am Related

Restitution may soon be required for maiming, killing a police dog

INDIANAPOLIS | A criminal who injures or kills a police dog acting in the line of duty would be required to pay restitution to the dog's owner for its full value under legislation approved 97-0 by the Indiana House Tuesday.

February 12, 2013 5:32 pm Related

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Gary police veteran of 31 years nominated as MLK "marcher"

Gary police veteran of 31 years nominated as MLK "marcher"

GARY | A veteran retired Gary police officer is grateful to be one the six nominees vying for the 2013 Drum Major Award.

January 15, 2013 12:00 am
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