The North Judson Police Department recently received some funding from the local VFW.Continue reading
More than $500 was raised at the first Freezin’ for a Reason fundraiser in North Judson.Continue reading
Last week’s women’s self-defense class is getting a positive reaction from participants. The Knox Police Department organized the event, which was held at Knox High School.Continue reading
A vehicle fire that occurred in Starke County Thursday evening resulted in one fatality.
According to Sheriff Bill Dulin, around 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, February 7th, the Starke County 911 Center received a call about a vehicle that had reportedly hit a tree and caught on fire.Continue reading
The North Judson police officers will be able to brush up on some of their certifications while allowing Med One Mobile to utilize the Department’s training center.Continue reading
Efforts to update Starke County’s computer aided dispatch system are getting support from Hamlet officials. The Sheriff’s Department’s new system is going to mean some additional costs for local communities, but Hamlet Town Council President Dave Kesvormas thinks it will be a good deal.Continue reading
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin and IT Director Richard Franks are working on updating the Computer Aided Dispatch system.Continue reading
At Monday night’s North Judson Town Council meeting, Marshal Kelly Fisher told members that the night officers on the force recently received some new attachments for their service weapons.Continue reading
North Judson’s Town Marshal has been coordinating with officials at Knox City Court in order to add more teeth to the town’s procedures for dealing with loose dogs.Continue reading
A resident had to be airlifted to an Illinois hospital after receiving a severe injur at a North Judson home on Wednesday.
According to Town Marshal Kelly Fisher, NJPD, the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department and Starke County EMS all responded to a severe injury call at a residence on George Street around 4 p.m. on January 9th.Continue reading
A North Judson woman was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 29 on suspicion of dealing a narcotic drug.Continue reading
Around 12:20 p.m. on Sunday, December 30th, the Starke County Dispatch Center alerted emergency officials of an accident near 1740 S on State Road 39.
Dispatch reports that Starke County Sheriff’s Department, Starke County EMS, the North Judson Police Department and the North Judson-Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene.Continue reading
A driver was reportedly airlifted from a cornfield near Toto Road, following a Sunday night crash.Continue reading
The new bullet-proof vest for the North Judson Police Department’s K-9 Jimy has been ordered and plans are in the works to somehow acknowledge everyone who donated the funds for the purchase. Continue reading
North Judson Town Marshal Kelly Fisher talked with town council members last week about how NJPD is working to achieve self-sufficiency.
She noted, “We’d like to get our department pretty much self-sufficient to where we could do all of our training in-house. We’ve got our training center there at the PD now.”
Marshal Fisher highlighted a few ways they’re accomplishing that feat. Continue reading
Students at the St. Peter Lutheran School recently held a fundraiser to help purchase a new bullet-proof vest for the North Judson Police Department’s K9 Jimy.
At Monday evening’s Town Council meeting, Town Marshal Kelly Fisher shared that about $630 was raised through the school’s fundraiser. Marshal Fisher, K9 Handler Officer Rico Simpson and his trusty partner Jimy went to the school at the end of November in order to take part in the incentive event that was promised to students. Continue reading
The North Judson Police Department wants to ensure that local women and girls are equipped with the skills necessary to protect themselves in case of an emergency.
In her report at Monday night’s North Judson Town Council meeting, Marshal Kelly Fisher mentioned that the police department will host a women’s self-defense class on Saturday, November 10th. Continue reading
A recent theft that occurred in the Town of North Judson left the utility department without an important piece of equipment.
At Monday night’s Town Council meeting Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann reported that the department’s TS 700 Stihl Saw was stolen from the back of their pick-up truck while they were in town. Continue reading
Officers with the North Judson Police Department and Code Enforcement are working to address citizen concerns related to dogs in town. One resident came before the town council last Monday to alert them about a residence with some troublesome dogs on Leslie Street. Continue reading