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Public safety at forefront of COVID-19 response

Local leaders highlight how Fort Wayne and Allen County public safety divisions are at the forefront of the local response to COVID-19.

First day for Fire and Police recruit classes

Today, Mayor Tom Henry welcomed 24 Fort Wayne Police Department recruits and 11 Fort Wayne Fire Department recruits to their first day of training at the Public Safety Academy.

Annual 2018 Public Safety recap

Mayor Henry, FWPD Chief Reed, and FWFD Chief Lahey today provided a public safety recap of 2018 and highlighted public safety plans for 2019.

Crime stats for last 3 quarters announced

Today, city officials announced reductions in several crime areas including homicides, shootings and violent crimes for the first three quarters of 2019.

FWPD Office Tinsley Funeral Procession

Details for Sunday and Monday's funeral arrangements for Fort Wayne Police Department Officer David A. Tinsley who died In the Line of Duty earlier this week.
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Protest arrests, 6/15/2020

The FWPD has been working over the last few weeks to identify several people who have been intent on interfering with peaceful protests and made several arrests tonight.

Gary Grant promoted to Deputy Chief

ACPD officer Gary Grant has been promoted from Sergeant of the Civil Division to Deputy Chief of Administration.

FWPD: A section of Jefferson is closed downtown

The Fort Wayne Police Department is advising West Jefferson Boulevard is closed between Van Buren Street and the Main Street cutoff, due to a traffic accident.

2019 official Trick-or-Treat Hours

The official hours for Trick-or-Treat 2018 have been established for the "City" of Fort Wayne Indiana.

FWPD statement on nationwide bomb threats

Statement from the Fort Wayne Police Department regarding bomb threats that were emailed nationwide today.