State law enforcement academy training halted because of COVID-19 surge

  Officials at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield announced Wednesday, July 28, that “Due to a significant outbreak of COVID-19 among students, the Law Enforcement ... Continue Reading →

Purdue student Logan Notaro awarded sheriffs’ scholarship

    The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association and the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office are proud to announce that La Porte County student Logan Notaro was recently awarded a ... Continue Reading →

Get ready for the first-ever Battle of the Badges Wiffleball Tournament

  La Porte County Family Advocates will host the first-ever Battle of the Badges Wiffleball Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 28, pitting the La Porte police and fire department teams ... Continue Reading →

Woman rescued after driving SUV into Lake Michigan

  Photos and information from Long Beach Police Department A woman reported as suicidal drove her SUV into Lake Michigan Friday, July 23, 2021, and was subsequently rescued by ... Continue Reading →

2 officers and suspect injured in La Porte foot chase

  A La Porte Police officer, a La Porte County sheriff’s deputy and a suspect were hurt in a long foot chase Wednesday night, July 21, 2021, according to a city police press ... Continue Reading →

Arnold: Promotional process within sheriff’s department needs changes

  Some of the changes that I aim to make as sheriff within the department relate to the promotional process. While there are several components to the promotional process, my ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City man charged in July 13 shootings that killed 1

  A Michigan City man has been charged in the shooting of two men, one of whom died, July 13, 2021, in a Michigan City neighborhood, and police say he might have shot more people ... Continue Reading →

Register now for fun Bolt for the Heart competition/fundraiser

  On the eve of Halloween, the third annual Bolt for the Heart Family Run/Walk will welcome costumed racers and a friendly competition between police departments to raise funds ... Continue Reading →

1 dead, 1 in critical condition after shootings in Michigan City

  One Michigan City man is dead and another person is in critical condition after shootings in a neighborhood of Michigan City the night of July 13. Michigan City Police said that ... Continue Reading →

Arrest made in burglary of Mucho Mas restaurant

La Porte Police have made an arrest in the burglary of Mucho Mas restaurant that occurred Sunday night/Monday morning, July 11/12. Police did not release any more information. The proprietor ... Continue Reading →