A new School Resource Officer (SRO) will begin duties at the Knox Community School Corporation next week.Continue reading
Knox City Council members amended the Salary Ordinance for 2019 in order to account for a new School Resource Officer position.Continue reading
Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith presented the Knox Board of Public Works members with a recommendation of promotion for a patrolman.Continue reading
The Knox Board of Public Works members continue to work with the Knox Community School Corporation to supply a Memorandum of Understanding for a School Resource Officer.
Knox Police Chief Harold Smith asked city council members to review the city’s no parking fines when members met Tuesday night.
Chief Smith mentioned that the fine is currently set at $5 and that doesn’t seem to dissuade people from parking in prohibited areas. Continue reading
A probationary patrolman is now on duty after a decision by the Knox Board of Works members last week.
Five people were arrested on Tuesday night after the Knox City Police Department received complaints about drug activity at a Knox residence.
According to Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith, officers investigated the complaints, obtained a search warrant and executed the search warrant.
The Knox Community School Corporation is still looking for ways to add a school resource officer, even after the Starke County Sheriff’s Department was unable to secure funding. During Tuesday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart said he and other school officials are now exploring whether the City of Knox could step in. Continue reading
A two-vehicle accident involving a passenger car and a police vehicle took place on Saturday in front of the Knox VFW. Continue reading
A Norfolk Southern train stopped in Knox on Wednesday morning after personnel found out that someone had jumped on their train.
Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith offered a recommendation for a new hire when Board of Works members met Wednesday morning.
Smith asked the board to approve hiring Chuck Leonhardt. He mentioned that Leonhardt would be replacing officer Chad Keen who left about 6 weeks ago. Continue reading
Three people were arrested on Wednesday, July 18 after an investigation conducted by members of the Knox City Police Department and the Starke County Sheriff’s Office.
The Knox City Police Department will soon gain another officer. Police Chief Harold Smith provided a report to Board of Works members last Wednesday, filling them in on the hiring process thus far. Continue reading
Code Enforcement Officer Kenny Pfost was recently assisted by Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith. When the Board of Works members met Wednesday morning, Chief Smith reported on the tag-team effort.
“Last week, Code Enforcement Officer Kenny Pfost wanted me to go with him to several residences here in town to enforce a couple ordinances, vehicle violations.” Continue reading
One adult and two juveniles were taken into custody early Monday morning after they reportedly broke into the Knox Middle School.
The Knox Community School Corporation is looking at a few ways to boost school safety. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart told the school board Tuesday he’s looking at adding a school resource officer.
Two juveniles are facing multiple charges after a Knox City Police Detective connected them to a recent burglary.
According to Knox City Police Chief Harold Smith, shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday, June 11th, city police officers were called to a home in the 100 block of Main Street in reference to the home being burglarized. Continue reading
Applications are available for a Knox City Police officer position.
The Knox Board of Works will meet today to discuss several code enforcement issues and get an update on blighted structures.