Tag: police

Wrongfully convicted man files suit against city

Wrongfully convicted man files suit against city

| May 14, 2014

By Michael McGee Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner “My life has been in upheaval for five years.” The Dallas Examiner first published Finding Normal After Not Guilty Verdict in June 2013. The article described the story of Reggie Ruffin who stated he was arrested in 2009 and 2010 for unrelated violent felonies. […]

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Mike Loomis proposes night court for Allen County

Mike Loomis proposes night court for Allen County

| February 20, 2014

Attorney Mike Loomis has proposed a new court setting that he says would make appearances for traffic and misdemeanor citations more convenient for officers and citizens alike.

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Three steps to reduce Fort Wayne crime

Three steps to reduce Fort Wayne crime

| January 14, 2014

Mike Loomis says we can lower the number of Fort Wayne crimes by being not only “tough on crime,” but by being “smart on crime.” Solve more cases, and do it more quickly.

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Garry Hamilton sworn in as FWPD chief

Garry Hamilton sworn in as FWPD chief

| January 10, 2014

The new year started off on an historic note with the swearing in of a new slate of high-ranking public safety officials—including one who serves as a city first.

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Photo gallery: Garry Hamilton sworn in

Photo gallery: Garry Hamilton sworn in

| January 10, 2014

Garry Hamilton is sworn along with a new slate of high-ranking public safety officials in front of a capacity crowd and live television cameras.

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The Rescue Mission to host reception for Chief Garry Hamilton

The Rescue Mission to host reception for Chief Garry Hamilton

| January 2, 2014

On Wednesday, January 8 at 5:00pm, The Rescue Mission will host a Fort Wayne Community reception to welcome the City’s new Police Chief, Garry Hamilton. The reception will take place at Charis House (431 Fairmount Place, Fort Wayne, IN 46808), the women and children’s ministry of The Rescue Mission. The event will feature Mayor Tom […]

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Hamilton’s appointment includes room with elephant

Hamilton’s appointment includes room with elephant

| December 24, 2013

Contrary to the election of President Barack Obama and the appointment of Chief Garry Hamilton, race is still the elephant in the living room.

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Garry Hamilton named new police chief

Garry Hamilton named new police chief

| December 24, 2013

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry recently officially announced that Garry Hamilton has been appointed as Police Chief for the City of Fort Wayne. Hamilton becomes the first African American to hold the position.

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Veteran policeman, Willie Ware crosses over at 74

Veteran policeman, Willie Ware crosses over at 74

| December 20, 2013

The Summit City lost one of the police pioneers when Willie Ware, 74, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 in Indianapolis with family by his side.

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Deputy Chief Garry Hamilton, FWPD working to recruit diverse police class

Deputy Chief Garry Hamilton, FWPD working to recruit diverse police class

| December 17, 2013

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Deputy Chief Garry Hamilton said he would like to see the department staffing numbers more reflective of the city’s population numbers.

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