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62-year-old Griffith man charged after arrest by SWAT team

CROWN POINT | A man was charged Monday with two counts of intimidation in connection with a domestic disturbance and SWAT team response last weekend at a Griffith home, police said.

June 22, 2015 4:38 pm Related

SWAT team takes a person into custody at Griffith home

GRIFFITH | A subject was taken into custody after a SWAT team was called to a Griffith home late Saturday, police said.

June 21, 2015 7:42 pm Related

Highland man gets time served for gun offense during standoff

HAMMOND | A Highland man who illegally bought ammunition while facing state charges linked to a standoff with police was sentenced Tuesday by a federal judge to time served.

April 22, 2015 9:30 pm
Authorities: Griffith standoff ends with man killing himself inside home

Authorities: Griffith standoff ends with man killing himself inside home

GRIFFITH | Officers found a man dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday morning in the basement of a home that had been the scene of a police standoff.

February 20, 2015 12:30 pm Photos

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Infant safely returned after Hobart SWAT team stand-off

HOBART | A man was in custody Monday morning after a three-hour standoff with a regional SWAT team Sunday night in Hobart stemming from the alleged kidnapping of his newborn son, police said.

December 29, 2014 9:22 am

ACLU to host panel on police militarization

As confrontations between police and Ferguson, Mo., residents return to the headlines and continued to present complicated questions about  law enforcement and race relations, the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana will bring its First Wednesdays Discussion Series to Gary Wednesday to…

December 01, 2014 4:08 pm

VIDEO: Hostage crisis ends in Harvey

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart talks about the resolution of the hostage situation in Harvey.

August 20, 2014 10:10 am
Police investigate possible hoax in SWAT teams standoff in Dyer

Police investigate possible hoax in SWAT teams standoff in Dyer

DYER | Police said Wednesday they're investigating whether a 911 call that prompted a SWAT team response at a Dyer home was a hoax.

May 07, 2014 6:56 pm Photos

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Resident found dead of apparent suicide after Valpo SWAT team responds

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police and the Porter County SWAT team responded Monday morning to a home in the 1300 block of Elm Street after police received a call to check the welfare of a resident.

October 28, 2013 12:30 pm
Weekend shooting prompts SWAT team response in Portage

Weekend shooting prompts SWAT team response in Portage

PORTAGE | Shots fired Saturday inside one mobile home penetrated a second home, but narrowly missed hitting the resident inside.

November 13, 2012 12:43 pm
Hammond police conduct simulated bank robbery for training

Hammond police conduct simulated bank robbery for training

HAMMOND | Hammond police conducted a simulated bank robbery Thursday evening at Standard Bank and Trust on Calumet Avenue.

October 18, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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Man arrested following SWAT standoff

Man arrested following SWAT standoff

PORTAGE | A man wanted in Illinois for escaping custody was arrested by police Wednesday night following a standoff outside his family home.

April 12, 2012 5:00 pm
Gary S.W.A.T. Team, Canine Unit and Detective honored

Gary S.W.A.T. Team, Canine Unit and Detective honored

GARY | The Gary S.W.A.T. team, Canine Unit and Det. Pete Baum were recently honored by their peers. The canine unit led by Cpl. John Artiby and Det. Pete Baum received "Officer Recognition Awards."

April 05, 2012 11:01 am

Dyer SWAT team helps serve search warrant on Lilac Drive

DYER | The SWAT team was called out when Dyer police executed a search warrant at a residence here late Tuesday night.

July 06, 2011 7:00 pm
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