WILLIAM PATERSON, CHIEF OF POLICE

Chief William Paterson began his career with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department in 1997.  Chief Paterson has served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Traffic Reconstructionist, Patrol Sergeant, Lieutenant, Auto-Theft Detective, Deputy Commander and Commander.  

Chief Paterson is a graduate of Hobart High School, attended Indiana University Northwest, Calumet College of St. Joseph (Bachelor’s Degree), Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Northwestern University Traffic Reconstruction, and is a graduate of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield, Indiana.

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