Michael C. Repay is sworn in to office as a county commissioner Friday by Judge Thomas P. Stefaniak at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point. Repay's girlfriend Amanda Diombala is holding the Bible.
Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey addresses the audience at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point after being sworn in to office.
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til takes the oath of office from Highland Clerk-Treasurer Michael Griffin as Chief Deputy Lake County Surveyor Gregory Sanchez looks on in December at the Lake County Government Complex in Crown Point.
Robert Crecelius speaks with Portage police officers Monday at City Hall at his swearing-in as Portage's newest police officer.
Robert Crecelius, left, takes the oath as the Portage Police Department's newest officer Monday during a swearing-in with Portage Mayor James Snyder, right, while Crecelius' grandfather Robert Crecelius holds the Bible for his grandson. The ceremony took place at City Hall.
Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram, left, and Public Safety Director Col. Richard Ligon chat with U.S. Attorney David Capp, right, on Thursday following the swearing-in ceremony.
Col. Richard Ligon, newly sworn Gary public safety director, speaks Thursday. "I will give 100 percent or more to this community." Also sworn in were Police Chief Wade Ingram and Health Commissioner Dr. Roland Walker.
Surrounded by family members, Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram is sworn in by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson in January.
New Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram is sworn in by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson in January.
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