Dan Alonzo is the newest addition to the
Porter County Sheriff’s Department. He was
hired on July 29, and makes the department
fully staffed at 65. Alonzo is 27 and a
graduate of Portage High School and Indiana
University with a bachelor’s degree in
Criminal Justice. He worked for four years
with the Merrillville Police Department
before coming to Porter County. Alonzo
completed his Field Training Program and
will be assigned to the Patrol Division.
Alonzo is pictured with Sheriff Dave Lain,
left, after his inspection ceremony.