Tag: police

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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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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