The LaPorte City Police Department investigated several accidents in July. Forty-three were property damage accidents while 18 were personal injury accidents. This is an increase from July 2011.
This month, the LaPorte City Police Department will be doing more to enforce the seat belt laws. Thirty hours of Big City/Big County-funded seat belt patrols will be conducted and the police department will also participate in Operation Pull Over Blitz #72. Hundreds of other police agencies will be participating in this pull over event that will focus on impaired driving. Operation Pull Over Blitz #72 runs Aug. 17 through Sept. 3.