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Frankfort Police Department’s K9 Otto will receive body armor

Frankfort Police Department K9 Otto will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. A donation in the amount of $65,825 was presented to the charity from the “Help Officer Hickey Vest K9s” online fundraiser. The funds were raised through nationwide donations in […]

Police community meeting Saturday

May 21 event to have a “roll call” feel Frankfort, Ind. – The Police Department’s next community meeting Saturday will have a “roll call” feel to it for community members with Captain Scott Shoemaker and Sergeant Mark Schilling discussing the City’s upcoming Neighborhood Connection public safety services blitz for the northeast part of the community. […]

Police Memorial Service May 16

Frankfort, Ind. – The annual Police Memorial Service, honoring the sacrifices of local and state law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be Monday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Veterans Park (corner of Main and Washington Streets). According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, the site of this year’s service is in […]

Community Police Advisory Board to be created

Frankfort, Ind. – In their continuing effort to strengthen their partnership with the community, Frankfort Police officials are creating a Community Police Advisory Board made up of volunteer community representatives. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, the Board, scheduled to be formed by May, is designed to provide feedback, make recommendations and collaborate on ideas […]

Police cracking down on juvenile loitering and graffiti

Curfew to be enforced Frankfort, Ind. – In a dedicated effort to reduce juvenile loitering and help eliminate vandalism and graffiti, Frankfort Police are increasing downtown patrols and patrols in high graffiti trend areas while enforcing the City’s loitering ordinance. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, there is a 28 percent increase in reported juvenile […]

April 2 Battle of the Badges to raise funds for scholarships

All-Star games pit high school seniors against alumni that evening Frankfort, Ind. – In their annual match-up on the hardwood, Frankfort firefighters and police officers will host their annual Battle of the Badges Saturday, April 2 at 1:00 p.m. in Frankfort High School’s Case Arena to raise funds for local scholarships. Public safety officials are […]

Police community meeting March 19

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort Police will host their first community meeting of the year next Saturday, March 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Frankfort Middle School, 359 North Maish Road. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, this meeting will focus on relationships between police officers and community members. “On Saturday we will talk about the public’s […]

Police awarded two grants to help prevent dangerous and impaired driving

Frankfort, Ind. – A $5,952 Operation Pull Over grant and a $13,785 grant to establish the Clinton County Driving Under the Influence Task Force (DUITF) will aid Frankfort Police in their ongoing work to prevent dangerous and impaired driving. According to Captain Scott Shoemaker, the Operation Pull Over grant funds will be used for four […]

Reserve Police Officer Program established

“One extra person working can make all the difference in providing prompt police service” Frankfort, Ind. – Continuing to strengthen public safety resources and services for the community, the Frankfort Police Department is starting a volunteer Reserve Police Officer Program, earmarked with much of the same required training and education of full-time police officers. According […]

Police use social media to take citizens on virtual ride-along

Frankfort, Ind. – January 20, 2016 – Community members are invited to follow the Frankfort Police Department on Twitter @FrankfortPD Thursday, January 21 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. as police officers launch the Department’s first “Tweet from the Beat” initiative. “We want to take citizens on a virtual ride-along as we live tweet Patrol Division activity […]