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It is our hope that you will find this site interesting and informative. As an elected official, I view myself as a steward of this esteemed office, and I am committed to upholding the sacred trust the citizens of Lake County Indiana have placed in me. We are all fortunate to be a part of a community that is strengthened by strong values and enriched through natural and cultural diversity.

Our mission at the Lake County Sheriff's Department is to enhance the quality of life in Lake County by serving and protecting our community through excellent law enforcement services. We are proud of the services we provide and equally proud of the confidence the public has in us and our capabilities. Together we will make a difference, and in so doing preserve the quality of life we all enjoy, not only for ourselves, but for future generations as well.

 

RECENT NEWS

12/4/2018 - The Lake County Sheriff Detectives ask for your help getting the attached flyer out again. Please call Detective Komisarcik at 219-755-3346 with any questions or information.  Click for more info...

 

11/2/2018 - Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. stated that the Lake County Sheriff’s Department’s I-65 Road Crew has dedicated 120 man hours and 4 days a week being dedicated towards the cleaning of the I-65 Interchanges, and the I-80/94 Interchanges. During this project, 12 inmates were used in a rotation. The dumpster that was provided has almost been filled to capacity, and with each trip the Road Crew has filled 6 bags of trash on average.  Click for more info...

 

10/11/2018 - We will be holding the HB218/SB1132 (Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act) qualifications for retirees on Monday, November 26th from 7am to 11am at the LCPD indoor range.  All retirees will be required to pass the same standard as active officers.  Retirees will need to bring their own eye protection, ear protection, holster AND at least 50 rounds of TOTAL METAL JACKET ammunition for the firearm they are carrying.  Retirees will need to read the description of the course so that they are prepared to do the entire course as prescribed.  They will also need to bring proof of retirement from a police agency with photo ID.  If they are unable to bring the required items, they will not be allowed to qualify.  Click for more info...  Click for course of fire...  Click for target...

 

9/7/2018 - LAKE COUNTY POLICE SEEK INFORMATION ON HIT AND RUN OF 16 YEAR OLD JOGGER

CROWN POINT IN- on September 6, 2018 at approximately 8:00 PM Lake County Dispatch received a call from a 16 year old jogger who advised he was hit by an unknown vehicle while jogging. The vehicle did not stop and fled the scene.  The jogger was transported to St Anthony’s Hospital by Crown Point EMS.  Click for more info...
 

8/3/2018 - Lake County Sheriff’s Dept Issues Warning to Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

The Lake County Sheriff’s Dept is joining about 230 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization. From mid-August through Labor Day, police will be out in full force arresting impaired drivers. Expect to see increased sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols and saturation patrols.  Click for more info...

 

 

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