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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.

 

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CURRENT JOB POSTINGS

Civilian - Jail Administrator

Civilian - Animal Shelter Director

Civilian - IT Support Technician

Civilian - Clerk

Civilian - Payroll, Time & Attendance Clerk

Civilian - General Maintenance Worker

Civilian - Animal Care Specialist

Civilian - Housekeeper (Part-Time)

Civilian - Court Security (Part-Time)

 

11-10-21 - Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. has issued a Holiday Moratorium effective Monday, December 06, 2021, through Monday, January 10, 2022. Therefore, all payments for Evictions must be in the Civil Division Office no later than Wednesday, December 01, 2021 at 4:00 pm  Click for info

 

The Lake County Sheriff’s Department will be conducting Retiree Qualifications (HR218/SB1132 “Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act” qualifications) on the first Wednesday of every month.  The qualifications will be conducted from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on the indoor range at the Lake County Sheriff’s Department 2293 N Main St, Crown Point, IN. 

You will need to have a minimum of 30 rounds of ammunition for each weapon you qualify with.  This ammo MUST BE factory new TMJ (total metal jacket) or lead free ammo.  No reloads, no FMJ (full metal jacket), or armor piercing ammo.  Also, due to Covid-19, you will need your own eye protection, ear protection, a holster for each weapon, and magazine pouches for extra ammo.  You can view the course of fire here Course of Fire.  The fee for completing the qualification is $5.00.  Once completed you will need to pay the fee with the B of I, then report to the County’s Physical Security Office to obtain an ID.

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