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Citizens Police Academy is opportunity to learn about police work, communicate concerns

February 10th, 2015

IU Northwest, Gary Police Department offering free 10-week course beginning Feb. 17 The Police Departments of Indiana University Northwest and the City of Gary are collaborating to bring citizens together with their local law enforcement officials. The departments are providing a free 10-week Citizens Police Academy on Tuesdays from February 17 to April 28 beginning at […]


Gary Police Department Rolls Out First of New Vehicles

January 8th, 2015

(Gary, IND.) Just in time for National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on January 9, the Gary Police Department recently unveiled four 2015 Dodge Chargers to add to its fleet.   “This is a great way to start off the New Year,” said Police Chief Larry McKinley. “It is our goal to gradually add new vehicles […]


City of Gary to Mark National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Jan. 9

January 8th, 2015

(Gary, IND.) – The City of Gary will participate in National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Friday, January 9, 2015 in partnership with the National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), C.O.P.S. and law enforcement associations across the country. “We know that our Gary police officers place their lives on the line every day for us,” said Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson. […]


Major Crime Rates Decreased in 2014

January 7th, 2015

Did you know that crime in every major category decreased in the City of Gary in 2014 over 2013? See chart below. Special thanks to the Gary Police Department for serving and protecting.  


New Year’s Eve Reminder from The Gary Police Department

December 31st, 2014

The Gary Police Department would like to issue a reminder in advance of New Year’s Eve that celebratory gunfire is not only dangerous but illegal. Every year once the New Year arrives, people across the city go outside and fire guns into the air as part of the evening’s celebration. Bullets fired straight into the […]


City of Gary Announces October 31st Activities

October 29th, 2014

Gary Police to have greater community presence while passing out candy to children The City of Gary will host its Annual Fall Harvest Festival Friday, October 31 at Brunswick Park Pavilion, 700 Clark Road from 4:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. Parents are invited to bring their children ages 2 – 14 to play games, win prizes, learn […]


City of Gary Mayor and Police Chief to Host Press Conference Today at 5p.m. (CST) at City Hall

October 21st, 2014

In an effort to keep residents informed of the safety measures being taken, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Police Chief Larry McKinley will host a press conference today, (Oct. 21) at 5:00p.m. at Gary City Hall, 401 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Gary Room. The following topics will be discussed:   -          Gary Police Department Public safety measures -          abandon structure […]



September 17th, 2014

Today at Gary City Hall, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson swore in 15 new officers and 6 reserve officers. bringing the force up to a total of 225  officers. Scores of family and friends crowded into the Council Chambers to show their support.   “We recognize the courageous commitment you have made to the city and citizens […]


City of Gary to Host Events Next Week on Demolition, Education, Law Enforcement and Health

September 15th, 2014

Next week promises to be very busy for Gary, Ind. as officials prepare to launch a massive demolition project with Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann, bring together the community for a serious conversation on education, swear in 21 police officers and announce a citywide Health Initiative in partnership with first ladies of churches all over the […]


Indiana University Northwest Hosts “Coffee With a Cop”

September 3rd, 2014

Officers of the Indiana University Police Department – Northwest welcomed students and members of the community to meet for “Coffee With a Cop” on Tuesday morning, September 2 in the Moraine Student Center. As a national program spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Justice, “Coffee with a Cop” was originally initiated to support community policing […]




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