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Allen County Jail Feasibility Study subject of Public Hearing

A feasibility study on the future of the Allen County Jail will be the subject of a public hearing on Friday.

FWPD: Winter travel safety tips

The Fort Wayne Police Department offers the following safety tips for winter travel.

ISP Fort Wayne Post welcomes new K-9 Team

The Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post welcomes to their rank and file a new patrol K-9 team, as Trooper Anthony Repass and K-9 partner (Buck) graduated yesterday from the Indiana State Police K-9 Academy in Indianapolis.

FWPD: Fatal Shooting/Stabbing Investigation, Point West Drive

On November 10, 2021, at 1:23 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2100 block of Point West Drive, West Wind Apartments, in reference to an unknown problem.
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ISP: “Safe Family Travel” Holiday Patrols update

Indiana State Police enforcement patrols over the Thanksgiving holiday kept troopers busy in northeast Indiana.

FWPD: Assistance sought in Kenneth Behny homicide

The Fort Wayne Police Department is looking for assistance from the community in reference to the Homicide of Kenneth Behny, age 74.
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ISP increasing patrols to promote safe Thanksgiving travel

Over the next six weeks, the Indiana State Police is joining hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the state for the Safe Family Travel campaign.

FWPD: Drone notification reminder for HolidayFest events

The FWPD Air Support Unit would like to alert drone pilots and hobbyists about two upcoming events which will require pilots to file a notification to the department.

FWFD receives Lifesaving Equipment grant

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® recently provided a $24,777.32 grant to the Fort Wayne Fire Department toward the purchase of two Holmatro Combi-Tools & Accessories.
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FWFD awarded grant to purchase new radios

Today, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Fire Chief Eric Lahey announced that the Fort Wayne Fire Department had been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA to purchase new radios.