Porter County Sheriff
PORTAGE | Military veterans are invited to a free lunch this Veterans Day courtesy of Texas Roadhouse, 6130 U.S. 6.
VALPARAISO | A woman has filed suit claiming she was injured in car crash two years ago caused by Porter County Sheriff's Department Officer Brian Gill.
Cpl. Jason Praschak leads the active shooter training session Thursday at Wheeler High School, where officers from Hebron, Kouts, Valparaiso and the Porter Country Sheriff's departments are participating in the two-day exercise.
Police officers wait to have their guns checked for live ammunition Thursday at Wheeler High School as they participate in the active shooter training hosted by the Porter County Sheriff's Department.
Police officers from Porter County practice a hallway search for an armed assailant at Wheeler High School on Thursday as they participate in the Porter County Sheriff's Department's active shooter training at Wheeler High School.
Porter County Sheriff's Sgt. Tim Manteuffel checks Kouts police officer Dan Ball for live ammunition and weapons Thursday before he enters Wheeler High School to participate in active shooter training hosted by the Porter County Sheriff's Department.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Police Chief Michael Brickner has become the second big name in local law enforcement to announce his intention to run next year for Porter County sheriff.
It was like multiple ingredients blending in a mixing bowl.
For years now, Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain has pleaded for enough jailers to open the third wing, or pod, of the Porter County Jail to ease overcrowding. The Porter County Council has consistently turned a deaf ear to his pleas.
Dave Reynolds headed off the pack Thursday when he announced his intention to take a shot next year at returning as Porter County sheriff.
VALPARAISO | The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has added to the pressure to relieve overcrowding at the county jail by concluding after a recent tour it is "inexcusable" the county has not made use of the entire facility.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | A 15-year-old Porter Township boy was killed Saturday night in a dirt bike crash about a half mile from his home.
If I were Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram, I’d be embarrassed.
Visitors will soon not need to go to the Porter County Jail to chat with inmates there. It's another example of technology improving people's lives.
VALPARAISO | Leaders of the Criminal Justice Club at Purdue University Calumet unfurled their new club flag for display Thursday at the Porter County Jail.
Porter County and Valparaiso authorities respond to a traffic accident Wednesday morning in which a Porter County Sheriff's Department squad car was struck near the roundabout on Vale Park Road at Silhavy Road. The late-model Chevrolet Camaro that hit the police vehicle came to rest on a ten…
VALPARAISO | A former employee of the Porter County Sheriff's Department filed suit claiming he was mistreated and wrongfully fired as a result of shedding light on illegal activities at the department and the county animal shelter.
As Porter County continues to talk about how to ease crowding at the jail, among the ideas that has come up is to stop taking in federal inmates. But even that idea has its drawbacks.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain hopes to have a recommendation at the next county commissioners meeting for providing round-the-clock medical service for inmates, but commission President John Evans warned that Lain also better include a recommendation on how to pay for it.
VALPARAISO | An 84-year-old Portage Township woman and her adult daughter lost $1,000 in an elaborate scam involving a claim that a family member was in legal trouble in Mexico, according to Porter County police.
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