About 230 Hoosier law-enforcement agencies and thousands nation-wide will soon join together for the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization.Continue reading
Saturday’s snowfall led to numerous crashes and slide-offs on area roads, according to Indiana State Police. Troopers in the Bremen District responded to 24 crashes and 12 slide-offs, according to a tweet from Public Information Officer Sergeant Ted Bohner.Continue reading
The Indiana State Police Lowell Post is hosting a local fundraiser to purchase additional Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) for patrol cars at the Lowell Post. Each post in the state is hosting a fundraiser toward the same goal.
The 5K Family Fun Run is set for Nov. 10 at 8 a.m. CT at the Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore on State Road 49. For more information, call the Lowell Post at 1-800-552-8917. If you do not want to participate in the event, but would like to donate toward the effort, visit this donation link. Continue reading
More than 1,300 pounds of unwanted prescription drugs were collected by the Indiana State Police, during Saturday’s Take Back initiative. Locally, 41 pounds of medications were turned in at the Bremen Post, while the Lowell Post collected 25 pounds. Several local law enforcement agencies also took part.
Two local individuals who recently graduated from the 77th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy have been assigned to their specific posts.
On Monday, 29-year-old Timothy Borsa was officially welcomed into the Indiana State Police Lowell Post. Borsa is originally from Marshall County but currently resides in Porter County. He graduated from Triton Senior High School in Bourbon and studied conservation at Vincennes University.
Benjamin Beers, a 21-year-old originally from Knox, joined the ranks of the Indiana State Police Toll Road Post earlier this week. Beers gradated from Foundations Christian School in Plymouth and earned an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Ancilla College. Continue reading
A North Judson native is among five new troopers being assigned to the Indiana State Police Lowell Post. Corey Adam recently graduated as part of the 75th class of the Indiana State Police Academy. He and four other probationary troopers are now starting their three months of field training alongside veteran officers at the Lowell Post. Continue reading
The Lowell Post troopers with the Indiana State Police held an active shooter training at Knox Middle School on Monday.
The Safe Schools/Active Shooter Training session was attended by 40 school administrators and troopers instructed school personnel on proper tactics for survival during an active shooter event. The purpose of the Safe Schools/Active Shooter session is to educate school administrators on how to properly respond to an active shooter situation and how law enforcement responds to an active shooter situation. The school staff was directed on what action to take to tend to injured students and to prevent the loss of life.
Troopers also conducted an active shooter scenario at the Knox Middle School using blank ammunition.
The Indiana State Police has been tasked to coordinate active shooter training with local school corporations throughout the state.