Winamac Police Department

Town of Winamac employees will be receiving a raise in 2019 but not without some discussion by the council members.  Town council members gathered to open a construction bid on Tuesday, Oct. 30, but they also discussed some business that needed to be addressed before the end of the year. Clerk-...
The shooting of a house could have been deadly as the bullets hit a bed of a Winamac man during the early morning hours on June 19.  Police were called to the 400 block of south Burson Street for what was thought to be shots fired at a building just after midnight. The building was an apartment...
Winamac Town Council members are voicing their concern about the upcoming training of a new officer as the current police chief plans to retire this summer.  During a regular meeting on March 12, Winamac Police Chief Mike Buchanan updated the council on the current department activities. He also...
Winamac Town Council members have chosen the next police chief and also decided to hire a new officer.  Winamac Police Department Sgt. Mark Hoffman will be the next chief of police and Alec Berger will be the rookie of the department after a special meeting of the council held on Feb. 19.   All of...
Winamac Police Chief Mike Buchanan announced that his retirement will be effective July 1.
Winamac Police Chief Mike Buchanan announced he will soon be retiring during a regular Winamac Town Council meeting Feb. 12.  Buchanan announced that his retirement will be effective July 1.  Buchanan suggested the council begin to think about hiring another officer, especially if the council...
One of several accidents on Dec. 24 involved a Pulaski County EMS vehicle. The single-vehicle accident left the driver and passenger shook up. The two were treated at Pulaski Memorial Hospital and released.
A mixture of mayhem imploded in the county on Christmas Eve causing local emergency responders to team up and call for a little help. On Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, police, emergency medical services and first responders were called to two overdoses, seven vehicle accidents and one medical call in just...
First responders are never sure of what to expect when they are called to a medical emergency.  Such was the case in regards to a medical emergency early Christmas morning when instead of Santa arriving a premature infant was born. Every birth can be considered a miracle but this birth was extra...
Work on the new Winamac Police Department is being done by town employees who have made a lot of progress in the last few months.
       The Winamac Police Department could see an addition of officers as town marshal Mike Buchanan looks into a reserve program.  Buchanan approached the town council for a second time about the idea during a regular council meeting on Monday, July 10. The idea was first brought to the attention...
A more centralized location and additional space are just a few reasons the Winamac Town Council are eying a downtown building.  During a special session on Nov. 22, the Winamac council toured a building that could be a potential site for a new police station. The idea of a new police station has...

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