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Hammond police institute new contact protocol

Hammond police institute new contact protocol

Schererville police Officer Brian Daniels pulls over a driver for speeding in Schererville while on patrol recently. In February 2013, the Schererville Police Department issued what is called a "productivity standard" that requires officers to enforce traffic laws through citations at least …

6 hours ago
Hammond police institute new contact protocol

Hammond police institute new contact protocol

Schererville police Officer Brian Daniels arrests a driver on a charge driving with a suspended license in Schererville.

6 hours ago
Hammond police institute new contact protocol

Hammond police institute new contact protocol

Schererville police Officer Brian Daniels communicates on his radio after arresting a driver for driving with a suspended license in Schererville.

11 hours ago
Some region police departments issue new protocols for patrol cops

Some region police departments issue new protocols for patrol cops

HAMMOND | Hammond Police Chief John Doughty believes "quota" is a bad word.

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Portage police warn of phone scam

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department would like to warn residents of a telephone scam that is occurring in the area.

17 hours ago
Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

Portage police honor those from the past, look to the future

PORTAGE | Portage police remembered those from the past, recognized officers of the present and looked forward to the future on Monday during their annual Police Memorial Week tribute at Gilbert Park.

May 12, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Portage police warn of mail scam

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department is warning the public of a mail scam that several residents have received within the past week.

March 25, 2014 11:05 am
Portage man, 37, arrested in December pizzeria robbery

Portage man, 37, arrested in December pizzeria robbery

PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with the Dec. 18 robbery of Little Caesars Pizza, 6321 Central Ave.

March 06, 2014 5:17 pm
Two new Portage police officers take oaths

Two new Portage police officers take oaths

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department welcomed its two newest rookies Tuesday morning.

February 11, 2014 7:20 pm
Gunman robs Portage Family Express

Gunman robs Portage Family Express

PORTAGE | Portage police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Family Express Gas Station, 5901 U.S. 6 at 4:20 a.m. Friday morning.

January 31, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Portage police seek assistance in identifying theft suspect

Portage police seek assistance in identifying theft suspect

PORTAGE | Portage police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a recent theft case.

January 23, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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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
Valpo man arrested, charged in Portage home burglary

Valpo man arrested, charged in Portage home burglary

PORTAGE | Michael E. Oelling, 34, of 3503 Nell Drive, Valparaiso, was arrested Monday, accused of burglarizing a home here earlier this month.

December 19, 2013 5:12 pm

Portage police search for armed robbery suspect

PORTAGE | Police are looking for a suspect in the armed robbery Sunday morning of the Quick-Step Outdoors bait shop.

November 26, 2013 5:55 pm
Police: Valpo man arrested for stalking two Portage women

Police: Valpo man arrested for stalking two Portage women

PORTAGE | A Valparaiso man was arrested Friday after he followed two women from a Portage library to a restaurant and then to a police station when they went to report the incident, according to authorities.

November 18, 2013 6:15 pm
Surveillance photos: Portage police seek two in beer theft

Surveillance photos: Portage police seek two in beer theft

PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying two suspects in the Oct. 17 theft of beer from the Speedway gas station at Central Avenue and Hamstrom Road.

October 23, 2013 10:45 am Photos

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Police investigate death of Portage man struck by train

PORTAGE | Portage police are investigating the death of a person stuck by a train after the CSX Railroad notified police there was a body on the tracks just west of the Crisman Road crossing. Police began investigating at 4:39 a.m. Saturday.

September 28, 2013 12:16 pm
Portage convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Portage convenience store robbed at gunpoint

PORTAGE | Portage police are investigating the armed robbery of the MCR Short Stop convenience store Wednesday night.

September 26, 2013 6:45 pm

Portage council, mayor tussle over budget, investigation

PORTAGE | Democrat members of the Portage City Council and Mayor James Snyder tussled Tuesday night over the city's budgeting process and an ongoing investigation involving street department personnel.

September 03, 2013 8:45 pm

Vandals continue to strike Portage neighborhoods

PORTAGE | Vandals continued to strike neighborhoods in the central section of Portage.

August 13, 2013 12:20 pm
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