Hammond Police Release Info Regarding Officer Involved Shooting


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

Hammond Police responded at 7:28 PM on 09-25-16 to a call of a 33 year old white male subject at his home in the 1500 Block of 177th Place who had contacted a veteran’s help hotline and was contemplating suicide. Along with initial officers responding, two Hammond Police negotiators were summoned to the scene. Information was given to responding officers …

Hammond’s Citizen Advisory Commission Seeking Interested Applicants for Districting Commission


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

The Hammond Police and Citizen Advisory Commission (HPCAC) is seeking applicants interested in serving on the Districting Commission within the five Hammond police districts.   The HPCAC’s, mission is to improve the relationship between the police department and the community. The commission works to strengthen and promote policing programs, enhance communication among the community and police, educate residents about making …

Hammond Police Memorial Ceremony


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

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Hammond Police Department and the Fraternal Order of Police #51 invite all area residents to join us in honoring Hammond’s fallen officers by attending the Hammond FOP 51’s yearly Police Officer Memorial Ceremony on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at The Hammond Police Department, located at 509 Douglas Street.

Hammond Police to begin tagging snowbound vehicles for towing


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

In order to assist the Hammond Public Works Department clear the city streets, the Hammond Police Department will begin tagging cars today that are still snowbound on public roads. Indiana state law requires that vehicles parked on public right of way be moved every 72 hours. Vehicles that have not been moved will be towed by Hammond police and the …

State rewards Hammond, Lake Station for best traffic enforcement


CATEGORY: Hammond Police Department, News

14 hours ago  •  Bill Dolan   Several Lake County police departments wrote so many traffic tickets last year the state is putting an $18,000 wager down that they can step up enforcement to an even higher level. The Indiana Criminal Justice Institute has awarded the Hammond Police Department a $10,000 grant and the Lake Station Police Department an $8,000 grant to ...