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Nation needs more security cameras

Based on the article, "Gun Deaths of Officers Jump 56 Percent," the increase in deaths is pretty scary, especially if you are a police officer.

January 28, 2015 12:00 am
Chicago woman delivers gift packages to area officers

Chicago woman delivers gift packages to area officers

With all the negative attention given to police officers recently, MaryBeth Witulski, of Chicago, wanted to do something to let officers in the area know that there are citizens who very much support the difficult work they do.

January 08, 2015 12:00 am

Roll your window down, show your ID

I think Carol Grant of St. John hit the nail right on the head. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. should absolutely back the police officers.

November 16, 2014 12:00 am

Stop disrespecting police officers

As a retired police officer I can tell you from experience that interacting with people in various situations can be very difficult, especially some African American people who have the attitude that, when stopped by the police, they don't have to answer questions or obey orders.

November 14, 2014 12:00 am

Meet the new Gary police

The new additions to the Gary Police Department.

September 17, 2014 12:39 pm

Manno wishes municipal money could pay for more police, rather than Village Hall parking

LANSING | The Village Board on Tuesday approved the purchase of land adjacent to the Village Hall for parking, despite objections by one trustee who said he wishes the money could have been used to pay salaries for more police officers.

June 17, 2014 12:00 am

$500 apiece is no friendly Friday night poker game

As a retired law enforcement officer, I strongly support all current police officers from the local to federal levels. So when I saw Rich James’ Feb. 6 attack on the Indiana State Excise Police, I was incredulous.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am

Cops who illegally sold weapon parts jeopardized our safety

Our kids are being shot and killed -- not just on the streets but also in our schools. We now have a former police officer who sold laser sights and weapon parts to anyone who had the money to pay him and his fellow police officers.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am

Attorney general supports defined role for school resource officers

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Thursday endorsed legislation that formalizes the role of school resource officer and provides school corporations matching funds of up to $50,000 a year to pay local police to do the job.

January 03, 2013 7:15 pm Related


Hammond Officers Honored by Peers for Pulling Woman from a Burning Car

Hammond Officers Honored by Peers for Pulling Woman from a Burning Car

HAMMOND | Two Hammond police officers were honored by their peers for pulling a woman out of her burning car. For their heroism, First Class Patrolmen Kelly Mickey, with 11 years service and Kevin Holland, with eight years service, were given the "Lifesaving Award."

May 02, 2012 5:30 pm Video

Police had a right to enter that couple's home

Let's see now. Recently, you published a political cartoon depicting police officers breaking down a door and confronting a man and woman in their home.

October 17, 2011 12:00 am

I thank police officers for all they do to protect us

Officer David Moore of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department was laid to rest.

February 21, 2011 12:00 am
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