Coffee with a Cop


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Police Department

On Wednesday, September 25th, officers from the Hammond Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 5:00pm and runs to 7:00pm at Johnel’s Restaurant, 4145 Calumet Ave, Hammond, IN. Please contact Sgt. Scott Holbrook with …

Coffee with a Cop


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Police Department

On Thursday May 30th, officers from Hammond Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Schoop’s Hamburger Restaurant 7235 Indianapolis Blvd. Please contact Sgt. Scott Holbrook with questions: (219)852-6376. Coffee with …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Announces Reduced Cost Home Security Program Event


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond today announced its partnership with Ring and details for the upcoming launch of a joint program that will provide discounts for Hammond residents who wish to purchase select home security devices. With funds approved by the City of Hammond along with matching funds from Ring, the $37,500 discounted home security …

Hammond Police Department among first in the State to Join ‘Neighbors’ App by Ring


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond announce that the Hammond Police Department is among the first law enforcement agencies in the State of Indiana to join the Neighbors app by Ring (available via iOS/Android here) to provide Hammond residents with real-time neighborhood crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already has millions of users and has …

Applicants Sought for Hammond Police Academy Bound Sponsorship Program


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the City of Hammond Police Department are seeking applicants for the new Hammond Academy Bound sponsorship program. The program sponsors Hammond residents wishing to become Hammond Police Officers. Applications will be accepted starting Monday, March 19th through Thursday, March 29th in the Chief’s office at the Hammond Police Department located at 509 Douglas Street in …

Hammond’s Blue Net Catches Another


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

Hammond’s Blue Net license plate reader system (LPR) helped catch a robbery suspect driving a vehicle without a license plate to read. And it’s not just the technology. It’s the Hammond Police officers who have taken great initiative to be creative with the technology. So creative that they don’t even need a license plate to locate a suspect vehicle. On …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

Mayor McDermott Announces the Installation and Operation of “Hammond’s Blue Net”


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office, News

The City of Hammond is proud to announce “Hammond’s Blue Net”, a string of 33 permanently mounted License Plate Reading (LPR) cameras, are now permanently mounted and fully operating on all Hammond entry and exit points. These 33 permanent locations will be aided by 2 mobile units that are continuously operating in police cars operating at all times on the …

Hammond Blood Drive Helps Hurricane Victims


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Police Department, Parks Department

Heartland Blood Centers have partnered with Hammond Parks & Recreation and the Hammond FOP #51 to help victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00pm to 4:00 pm Where: Hammond Civic Center 5825 S. Sohl Avenue Hammond, IN 46320 Walk ins are welcome, but advance appointments are appreciated and can be scheduled at www.heartlandbc.org. Be sure …

Applicants Sought for New Hammond Police Academy Bound Sponsorship Program


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and the City of Hammond Police Department are seeking applicants for the new Hammond Academy Bound sponsorship program. The program sponsors Hammond residents wishing to become Hammond Police Officers. Applications will be accepted starting Monday, July 31st through Friday, August 11th in the Chief’s office at the Hammond Police Department located at 509 Douglas Street in …