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FWPD: Halloween hours

The Fort Wayne Police Department announces the hours of 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm as the official Halloween Trick or Treat hours for October 31, 2020.
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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.
City news conference on downtown weekend demonstrations

News conference on demonstrations

Video from the City of Fort Wayne's news conference regarding the downtown demonstration on Friday, May 29, 2020.

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.

FWPD efforts on curbing violence

Statement from the Fort Wayne Police Department on their efforts at curbing on the recent shootings and homicides that have plagued Fort Wayne.

Increased holiday patrols net citations, arrests

Overtime patrols conducted by the Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership during the holiday season resulted in 657 traffic tickets and 19 drunk driving arrests in Allen County.

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: 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.

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.

Media: Public Safety Recap

Audio and video from this morning's 2018 Public Safety Recap given by Mayor Henry, FWPD Chief Reed, and FWFD Chief Lahey.