Hammond Police to Partner with Businesses and Residents in Blue Net


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

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Police Chief William Short are pleased to announce a new partnership between Hammond Police, local businesses and residents related to enhancements being made to Hammond’s successful Blue Net. When crimes occur in retail or commercial areas, retrieving video is time consuming and labor intensive. With this program, businesses are encouraged to register a …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

“Blue Net” Press Conference CANCELLED


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

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Please join Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Chief Andy Short and the Hammond Police Department for a press conference on Tuesday, June 1st at 11:30 a.m. at Schoop’s Hamburgers, 7235 Indianapolis Blvd in Hammond. This press conference will discuss a new partnership between the police department, local businesses and residents related to enhancements being …

City of Hammond to Expand Bluenet System


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

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce that the City of Hammond is expanding their BLUENET System. The expansion will allow businesses and citizens to voluntarily connect their camera systems with the Hammond Police giving the police the ability to access their camera system when a crime has been committed or when an investigation is underway, to …

Hammond Police Chief Retires


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

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. wishes to announce the retirement of Hammond Police Chief John Doughty effective immediately. “I was caught off guard with John’s decision,” stated Mayor McDermott. “John has been only the second Police Chief of my administration. I am pleased with what he has done with the Department and where he has taken it. Under John’s watch …

Safety Village is Now Open


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreationn and the Hammond Police Department are proud to announce the return of Safety Village Classes for children in Hammond’s miniature village in Windrich Park behind the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue. The classes are FREE and will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 …

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 …

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Mayor McDermott Announces Reduced Cost Home Security Program Event


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

City of Hammond and ‘Ring’ Invite Residents to Launch Event for Reduced Cost Home Security Program Initiative aims to increase safety in neighborhoods by investing in affordable and effective smart home security for residents 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 …

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 …