Sheriff John Buncich
CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Department is providing two $500 college scholarships to local students. The scholarships are open to all Lake County, Indiana high school graduating students who plan to major in criminal justice, forensics studies, pre-…
HAMMOND | A federal judge granted one-time Lake County Jail inmate Stacy Chervelle Striblin permission to move forward with a civil rights lawsuit against Sheriff John Buncich and members of his medical staff over contracting the disease MRSA.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | Lake County Sheriff's Sgt. Vernon Joiner Sr. smiled Monday night as he recalled the vibrant laugh of slain Lake County Corrections Officer Britney Meux.
Merrillville police Officer Matthew Vasel, center, stands for the national anthem with his wife, Lauren, and others Friday at the 12th annual outstanding Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Officers awards ceremony at Avalon Manor. Vasel received the 2013 Officer of the Year Award.
The Lake County Sheriff's Color Guard and Pipe and Drums of Lake County prepare to post the colors Friday during the 12th annual outstanding Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Officers awards ceremony at Avalon Manor.
HOBART | Merrillville police Officers Matthew Vasel and Luke Shaw were able to successfully defuse a volatile situation in March 2012 involving a woman who threatened to commit suicide.
CROWN POINT | Halloween is a fun time to dress up in costumes, go trick-or-treating, attend parties, and eat yummy treats. Sheriff Buncich suggests checking out these tips to help make the Halloween a good time and safe for all.
CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich announced today the June 18th Kick-off for his Summer Basketball League. Sheriff John Buncich, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana is hosting a Summer Basketball League for girls and boys ages 6 to 14.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest Police Sgt. Wayne L. James was recently honored by his peers for service above and beyond the call of duty.
ST. JOHN | More than 450 people enjoyed a Sunday night of food and fun to support the Lake County K9 Association.
GARY | The radiance of Lake County correctional Officer Britney Meux's smile was captured in dozens of photographs playing in a photo slide show at her wake Sunday.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's law enforcement community is channeling its hurt and rage into a search for the driver who struck four correctional officers, killing one.
GARY | Eight children were removed from a home after police arrested two women on heroin dealing charges, officials said.
GARY | Local residents watched as a convoy of vehicles was towed off a car lot Wednesday, officials said.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are being threatened with a defamation and damage lawsuit by the former provider of medical services for county jail inmates.
CROWN POINT | Two Lake County police officers have been placed on restricted duty, officials said Tuesday.
HAMMOND | Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller has agreed to share information with www.HammondCommunity.net as a way to keep an ongoing open line of communication with the residents of Hammond.
CROWN POINT | Local officials said they are getting credit for recent health care improvements at Lake County Jail. But federal authorities are calling for nurses to care for the jail's inmates.
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