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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

5/6/2019 - The Lake County Sheriff's Dept will be conducting our bi-annual "Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act" (HR218/SB1132) qualifications on Friday, May 31st, from 8am to 12pm on the indoor range.  Retired officers wishing to complete this qualification must bring the following to the range: handgun, 3 magazines/speed loaders, holster, magazine/speed loader pouch, eye protection, ear protection, 50 rounds of factory new lead free or total metal jacket (TMJ, not FMJ) ammo.

To see if you are eligible to complete the qualification, click here.   To see the course of fire, click here.

 

4/17/2019 - LAKE COUNTY DETECTIVES SEEK INFRMATION ON MISSING PERSON

The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is seeking any information on Zakkary Donald Bartell. Mr. Bartell was last seen on April 9, 2019 at a residence in Apple Valley Subdivision in Hebron, IN. Family was unable to provide accurate clothing description, but he is 6’00 tall and weighs about 165 pounds. Anyone with information on Mr. Bartell is asked to please contact Detective Komisarcik at 21-755-3346. Click for image

 

3/1/2019SHERIFF OSCAR MARTINEZ JR ANNOUNCES INDIANA SHERIFFS ASSOCIATION  SCHOLARSHIPS

Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr announced today that the Indiana Sheriffs Association will again be awarding college scholarships to qualified high school students or college students who are pursuing a degree in criminal justice studies. There will be approximately 40- $750.00 scholarships awarded to qualifying students throughout the state. Click to download application...   Click for more info...

 

 

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