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.

John Buncich, Lake County Sheriff



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4-19-2016 - The Lake County Corrections Division will be holding the entry level written examination and oral interviews on 4/23/16, in the "A" building of the Government Complex (2293 N. Main St. Crown Point, Indiana) for the position of Probationary Corrections Officer. 

Applicants MUST arrive by 9 a.m., or they will not be permitted to participate in the testing process.  Please note: YOU MUST HAVE SUBMITTED A COMPLETED APPLICATION BY 4/11/16 TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TESTING PROCESS!  Any applications received after the deadline will be held for the next hiring process, or for two years, whichever comes first.


3-15-2016 - The Lake County Sheriff's Department is pleased to announce a sponsorship by Magnaflow, who is providing new converters and exhaust for our Severe Weather Rescue Vehicle (2004 H2 Hummer). We are grateful to Magnaflow for providing these parts.  #MFequipped, #MFsponsored  Click for photo...


3-9-2016 - The Lake County Sheriff's Animal Control is having it's 4th annual bicycle ride fundraiser on Saturday June 4, 2016.  The 10-mile bike ride check in starts at 9:30 a.m. and the ride begins at 11:00 a.m. at Oak Ridge Prairie county park in Griffith.  The cost of the ride is a $20 donation which includes a t-shirt, lunch and live entertainment.  Contact Lake County Animal Control for more information at 219-769-7016.  Click for more info...



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