PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department welcomed its three newest officers this week.
PORTAGE | In unison, the men and women of the Portage police department raised their right hands in salute.
PORTAGE | Eight police dogs made a sweep through Portage High School Thursday morning in what officials described as a proactive approach to send a message that drugs will not be tolerated.
PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department will receive three new K-9 officers next month.
PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department is beginning efforts to reinstate its K-9 unit.
PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday held a first reading on changes in the Police Department's clerk staffing.
PORTAGE | The number of reported crimes in Portage dropped 17.5 percent in 2012 from the previous year, according to statistics released by Portage Police Chief Troy Williams this week.
GARY | The Lake County Fairgrounds gun shows are an example of a potential source of guns that fall into criminals' hands, Indiana and Illinois law enforcement officials said Thursday.
PORTAGE | A Portage police officer and several members of the department's reserve units were recognized recently for their accomplishments.
PORTAGE | A SWAT team arrested four people Wednesday night on drug charges during a raid at a Portage home.
PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department will begin hosting a series of Safety and Security Awareness and Enhancement Forums next month.
PORTAGE | A Fegely Middle School teacher was arrested Friday after police said he sent sexually oriented text messages and a sexually explicit picture of himself to two former Fegely female students.
PORTAGE | Police here will beef up patrols in the Camelot Manor and Camelot Estates mobile home parks on the city's southwest side.
While Porter County officials blamed rising fuel prices for the need to come up with an additional $250,000 last year, the larger communities in the county were able to live within their budgets.
PORTAGE | James Snyder says his first year as mayor of the region's third largest city has been exciting, full of challenges and a learning experience.
Last week's shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School and the notion that the world could end Friday has fueled rumors across the region and nation, many of them targeting schools. Police said three teens were arrested Wednesday and Thursday after making threats.
School districts across Northwest Indiana are reassessing their security plans in the wake of the massacre of 26 children and adults Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
PORTAGE | Portage Police Chief Troy Williams said Friday that the murder of a witness in the slaying of a Portage resident won't deter their investigation into the initial homicide.
Portage police chief Troy Williams announced an arrest in the shooting of Carl Griffith Sr. Police are still looking for the suspected shooter, Dontaye Singletary.
PORTAGE | Four of the Portage Police Department's vehicles recently received make-overs thanks to area businesses.
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