News & Highlights

Pedestrain Crash 1/23/16 UPDATE
January 25, 2016

In regards to the Car vs. Pedestrian crash on Saturday 1/23/16 at 370 E CR 1200 N,

4th Annual Dodgeball Tournament
January 25, 2016

4th Annual Dodgeball Tournament on January 29th

Fireman vs Police / Heroes vs Heroes

Sheriff David Reynolds announces new APP
January 10, 2016

Today, January 13, 2016, Sheriff David Reynolds announced the official launch of the Porter County Sheriff’s Office App for mobile devices and smart phones.

Seat belt / Impaired Driving Enforcement Results
December 10, 2015

The Porter County Sheriff’s Department completed seat belt and impaired driving enforcement for the Safe Family Travel campaign. The Blitz 84 period was from November 13th and ran through December 6th.

UTILITY BILL PHONE PAYMENT SCAMS ON THE RISE
December 10, 2015

MERRILLVILLE, IN.—NIPSCO is warning customers of a rise in telephone scams, which began over the weekend and has continued into Monday.

Patrols During Thanksgiving Holiday
November 12, 2015

In an effort to make the upcoming Thansgiving Holiday travel safer.  Read More

Halloween Safety
October 22, 2015

Halloween Safety Tips keeping your family safe

Spread the Word!
September 04, 2015

Texas Governor Greg Abbott called for law enforcement across Texas to honor the funeral of slain Harris County Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth on Friday 09-04-15.   Read More

Witness Shot by Hit-and-Run Suspect
August 04, 2015

On Sunday at 11:39pm, the Porter County Sheriff's Office received a report of a shooting in the 400 West block of 400 North of Union Township. The initial investigation shows a possible hit-and-run crash occurred in the area of County Line Road and Cleveland Ave in Hobart, Indiana.

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Indiana Expanding Access to Heroin Overdose Antidote
July 16, 2015

No one wants to have a need for a naloxone kit, but it can save lives. If you suspect someone in your family may be using an opioid like heroin, talk to your doctor to see if a prescription is right for you.

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Porter County Working Together to Fight Drug Abuse
July 16, 2015

"Substance abuse in Porter County youth touches every resident of the county. It is a problem that affects the health and well-being of the county as a whole both now and for the future."

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Citizen Arrested on Charges of Intimidation, Criminal Recklessness
July 16, 2015

On Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 7:30 am, Burns Harbor Police responded to their station to meet with a female who stated her estranged husband, Robert Pioch, had come to her residence on Haglund Rd around 3:00 am and fired several rounds from a firearm at her residence.

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Officer Paul Czupryn Given Medal of Valor for his Heroic Act
July 15, 2015

"Officer Paul Czupryn, whose heroic acts on July 4th prevented a disaster for hundreds of holiday crowd-goers was awarded the Medal of Valor, the highest honor one can receive from the Porter County Sheriff’s Department."

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Ministering to Men and Women on Both Sides of the Bars
July 15, 2015

"Jay Birky knows every inch of the Porter County Jail. He’s often on patrol and will join the Porter County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team when a crisis arises..."

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Lifesaving Awards Presented
June 12, 2015

Sheriff David Reynolds presented Detective Matt Boone and Officer Dave Murray with Lifesaving Awards for their efforts in administering Naloxone to opiate overdose victims and saving them from cardiac arrest. Read More

K-9 Athos Retires
June 12, 2015

Sheriff David Reynolds presented Officer Darrell Hobgood with a plaque for his 5 years of dedicated service to Porter County... Read More

Naloxone Credited for Saving Another Life
May 29, 2015

"The opioid reversal drug Naloxone has been credited for saving another Porter County life."

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Porter County Sheriff Offers Lobby as a 24/7 Safe Meeting Place
February 20, 2015

The Porter County Sheriff's Department has announced the Sheriff's Office lobby is open for use 24/7. The Sheriff's Department is located at 2755 S. Ind. 49 in Valparaiso. Read More