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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

 

10/11/2018 - We will be holding the HB218/SB1132 (Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act) qualifications for retirees on Monday, November 26th.  The hours will be from 7am to 11am at the LCPD indoor range.  There have been changes to who is eligible, mandatory requirements and the course of fire.  Click for more info...

 

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...
 

8/22/2018 - Crown Point IN- on August 21, 2018 at approximately 5:15 PM, Lake County Sheriff Department was dispatched to the boat launch area of the Kankakee River near West 241st and the Illinois State line, reference two unresponsive male juvenile’s pulled from the water. Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. stated that upon arrival the unit found Newton County Police on scene with Emergency Medical Services attempting to revive both juvenile’s pulled from the water.  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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