Winamac Police Department

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The Winamac Police Department is still seeking a solution for the challenges they are facing with officer retention. It's important to note that retention is not just exclusive to the Winamac Police Department, however. There are far fewer men and women going into law enforcement across the nation...
Officer Morrow and Jason Rogers were officially recognized on Thursday, Nov. 30 by Winamac Police Chief Tyler Campbell for their extraordinary life saving efforts.
On Nov. 11, Officer Evan Morrow of the Winamac Police Department was dispatched to a child who had fallen into the Tippecanoe River and was unresponsive. Jason Rogers, who was on duty in the Emergency Room at Pulaski Memorial Hospital, ran from the hospital to the scene and assisted Office Morrow...
In his first SRO report, Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation School Resource Officer (SRO) Lieutenant Ryan Austin told the school board that he believes the new school year is off to a good start so far. He explained to the board that to date there have been 70 recorded interactions with...
The Winamac Police Department is struggling to find ways to keep officers at the department, a challenge that is also currently plaguing many other small town police departments across the nation. Winamac Police Chief Tyler Campbell said that it is becoming critical to decide on some kind of...
Last month, the Winamac Town Council tabled the request for compensation for special police certifications so they could further review the information. During his department report at the Aug. 14 regular meeting, police chief Tyler Campbell asked the council if they could revisit the matter. In...
New Winamac Police Department Officers Bryan Linback and Evan Morrow were sworn in by Winamac Town Clerk-Treasurer Kendra Craft on Wednesday, July 26.
The Winamac Town Council will be taking compensation for special police certifications under advisement after hearing department updates from Winamac Police Chief Tyler Campbell. At a regular town board meeting on Monday, July 10, Chief Campbell requested that the board consider giving some...
Waylon Burke, a Winamac Electric Department employee, was recognized for his life saving efforts during a brief award ceremony on Monday, June 19.
Waylon Burke, a Winamac Electric Department employee, was recognized for his life saving efforts during a brief award ceremony on Monday, June 19. On Thursday, June 8, Burke entered the Tippecanoe River at the Winamac Town Park fully clothed to save the life of an eight year old child. Burke was...
Officer Shelby Pickens follows a rider as she maneuvers around traffic cones.
Summer is right around the corner and that means that kids will be outside enjoying the warm weather on their bicycles. To ensure that all kids are safe and prepared this year, the Winamac Police Department brought back their annual bike rodeo for a second time and it was a success. The rodeo was...
Winamac Police Chief Tyler Campbell and the Winamac Metropolitan Board of Police Commissioners recently discussed possible incentives they could offer to help recruit officers. Chief Campbell advised the board that officer Phil Foerg's last day with the department was March 9. He has since taken a...
Although the Winamac Town Council officially gave the Winamac Police Department the green light in January to order a Ford F150 Lightning, due to high demand they will no longer be able to do that. At a regular town council meeting on Feb. 13, Winamac Police Chief Tyler Campbell submitted his...

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