Tag: police

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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Crime & Safety Briefs: Dec. 4 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Dec. 4 edition

| December 5, 2013

  Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department More bank robbery photos released FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department recently released additional surveillance photographs of the suspect in the Nov. 18 robbery of Star Financial Bank at 7110 Lima Road. The department is asking the media to run […]

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Officer’s clowning around turns into a fun business

Officer’s clowning around turns into a fun business

| November 19, 2013

During the week, he’s officer Chris Wyatt, a veteran of 24 years with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Fort Wayne native. On weekends, Wyatt becomes Mr. C., a Christian clown who performs at kids parties, church festivals and other events.

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Oct. 16 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Oct. 16 edition

| October 15, 2013

• Man killed in Melita Street shooting
• Traffic stop ends in crash, injuries
• Shooting on Colerick Street

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Former Houston cop faced ‘Blue Code of Silence’

Former Houston cop faced ‘Blue Code of Silence’

| October 14, 2013

For many current and former Houston Police Department (HPD) officers, many believe that they have had to work in an environment where they have been the victim of a work environment built upon a foundation of retaliation and an unwritten “code of silence.”

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Fort Wayne police officer arrested on sexual misconduct charges

| September 24, 2013

19-year FWPD veteran Officer Mark A. Rogers, 45, has been arrested for Misconduct by a “provider” and False informing after allegedly having sexual intercourse with a woman he had picked up during a DWI stop.

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Skeptical handcuffed son shot himself, grieving mother files suit

Skeptical handcuffed son shot himself, grieving mother files suit

| September 4, 2013

JONESBORO, Ark.—The mother of a young, black man fatally shot while handcuffed in the back seat of a police cruiser has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against two Jonesboro Arkansas police officers, their chief, and the city.

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Bennie Edwards, Hank Sims retire from reserve officers

Bennie Edwards, Hank Sims retire from reserve officers

| August 20, 2013

Two long-serving community servants and familiar faces have retired from official duty. On Aug. 12, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry honored volunteer police officers Bennie Edwards and Hank Sims, who together have put in more than 60 years—32 for Edwards and 29 for Sims—of service with the Fort Wayne Police Department’s reserve officers.

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