Tag: police

Multiple drug raids aimed at ‘spice’ suppliers

Multiple drug raids aimed at ‘spice’ suppliers

| October 15, 2014

ALLEN COUNTY—On Oct. 6, multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a series of drug raids that targeted the illegal sales and manufacturing of “synthetic marijuana” also known as “spice” at locations in both the northeast and northwest portions of the city. Raids were carried out at: ● 1210 Marion St. ● 1218 Marion St. ● 1220 […]

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Policing the police

Policing the police

| August 31, 2014

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Except for the Good Lord, everybody has someone or something to “check” him or her. Unfortunately, President Obama has an unresponsive Congress to check him, and Supreme Court to do the same. Elected officials are checked by voters (when they vote), and the Securities and Exchange Commission usually checks corporate […]

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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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