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Stay safe this Thanksgiving

HAMMOND | Friends: Thanksgiving Eve (sometimes referred to as Black Wednesday or blackout Wednesday) has replaced New Year’s Eve as biggest drinking night of the year. Thanksgiving is also the most traveled holiday period and many of those travelers are in cars. This creates a very dangerous mix.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
Girl goes missing from Hammond

Girl goes missing from Hammond

HAMMOND | Yadira Ramirez is a 15-year-old missing juvenile. She was last seen at Gavit High school last week on Nov. 13. We believe that she ran away to be with her 18-year-old boyfriend. The two teens may be staying in the area of 171st and Columbia Ave.

November 21, 2013 1:16 pm Photos

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Chief Miller: When we pull you over, you better be sober

Chief Miller: When we pull you over, you better be sober

HAMMOND | Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller shares his insights with HammondCommunity.net about the importance of staying sober during the holiday season.

November 21, 2013 12:41 pm

New hires recruited for Hammond Police Department

HAMMOND | On Aug. 8, the Hammond Police Department hired four new police officers. All four are current sworn police officers that were serving on different departments.

August 23, 2013 5:00 pm
Hammond returns to normal after storms last week

Hammond returns to normal after storms last week

HAMMOND | We finally back to normal after a very rainy, storm filled week. As you know, Hammond, Highland and Griffith got hit by a major storm the evening of June 27 at about 6 p.m. Numerous trees were knocked down, some hit houses, some hit cars, and many took down power lines. A good port…

July 05, 2013 4:00 pm

Hammond police conduct prostitution sting

HAMMOND | On June 19, Hammond police officers conducted a prostitution sting along Stateline Avenue.

July 03, 2013 6:09 pm

Hammond police to offer self defense class for women

HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department is once again offering self defense training for women. The RAD system of Defense is a model program that has been taught nationwide.

May 14, 2013 3:55 pm

Gypsy Scams

HAMMOND | Just like the first robin of spring, our first gypsy scam of the spring has occurred. An elderly person was "duped" into letting a fake public service worker into the house. Please inform all your elderly friends and relatives not to let NIPSCO, Water Department or any other utilit…

March 22, 2013 2:29 pm
Hammond police serve search warrant at Do Do's Firehouse Tap

Hammond police serve search warrant at Do Do's Firehouse Tap

HAMMOND | Early Saturday morning, the Hammond Police Department, assisted by Indiana State Excise Police, served a search warrant at Do Do's Firehouse Tap, 521 Conkey St. We had previously made controlled buys of narcotics from two bartenders of the establishment. Four persons were arrested …

February 15, 2013 2:01 pm

Strong armed robbery stopped with help of off-duty Chicago cop

HAMMOND | At 2:18 p.m. Friday, a 55 year old female was assaulted, and had her purse snatched at Walmart, 1800 165th St.

January 29, 2013 12:35 pm

Police conduct warrent sweep in Hammond

Friends,

January 24, 2013 2:06 pm
Who wants to be a millionaire?

Who wants to be a millionaire?

HAMMOND | Who wants to be rich? Let's face it, we've all thought about how fun it would be to be a millionaire. When the lottery hits $200 million, many of us run out and buy a ticket. We chat with our friends about the cars and the houses we would buy.

January 22, 2013 11:55 am Photos

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Cold weather

Cold weather

HAMMOND | Friends, I left the house early this morning. The frost crunched under my feet as I walked out to scrape the windows of my squad. I turned on the car as the freezing air blew on me. The first song that came on was "Cold as Ice". I smiled and was very happy. Why? Our calls for servi…

January 16, 2013 6:11 pm

Letter from Brian Miller

HAMMOND | Friends,

January 14, 2013 12:25 pm

Chief Miller discusses tips to prevent ID theft

HAMMOND | Identity theft is a growing concern in America. About ten million Americans had their identity stolen last year. Here are some tips that may safeguard you from this crime.

November 12, 2012 1:42 pm

Hammond Police Department to host Gang Crime classes

HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department will be hosting Gang Crimes classes meeting October 3, 10, 17 and 24 at the Circle of Services (former electricians hall), 2835 165th Street.

September 27, 2012 12:48 pm
Chief says report suspicious activity

Chief says report suspicious activity

Friends: 

September 27, 2012 12:00 pm
Hammond Chief Miller serious about protecting minors from dangers

Hammond Chief Miller serious about protecting minors from dangers

HAMMOND | Friends: I guess after my many years as a cop, I'm a wee bit skeptical. A few months ago, our City Controller, Bob Lendi, sent out a registered letter to all gas stations and mini marts explaining our paraphernalia law. 

March 26, 2012 9:00 am
Chief Brian Miller reflects on meaning of Christmas

Chief Brian Miller reflects on meaning of Christmas

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.

December 27, 2011 3:15 pm
Hammond Police, Lake County join forces for weekend sweep

Hammond Police, Lake County join forces for weekend sweep

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.

October 31, 2011 1:50 pm Photos

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Tragedy prompts Chief Miller to warn about Railroad Safety

Tragedy prompts Chief Miller to warn about Railroad Safety

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.

October 26, 2011 2:54 pm
Chief Miller commends Narcotics Detectives Darnell, Maldonado and Young

Chief Miller commends Narcotics Detectives Darnell, Maldonado and Young

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.

October 26, 2011 1:30 pm Photos

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Police Chief Miller commends Fire Dept. for putting out car fires expeditiously

Police Chief Miller commends Fire Dept. for putting out car fires expeditiously

HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department, along with the Hammond Fire Department, responded to a car fire Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 3:15 p.m. on 80-94 (under the Calumet overpass).

September 21, 2011 12:04 pm
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