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Police prioritize reduction in property crimes

Residents encouraged to adopt crime prevention behavior  Frankfort, Ind. – Although Frankfort’s crime rates are trending downward, police are concerned about the level of property crimes in the community, with plans to work closely with residents through community meetings, directed patrols and a Property Crimes Prevention Campaign to help reduce this type of criminal activity. According […]

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Frankfort advances to 23rd Safest City in Indiana

Skillful police work, community partnership credited with improved ranking Frankfort, Ind. – Dedicated crime fighting and prevention efforts by Frankfort police officers coupled with a positive working relationship with community members are credited in Frankfort advancing from 50th to 23rd in the community’s second year in the National Council for Home Safety and Security’s ranking of […]

Police release 2017 department statistics

Frankfort, Ind. – As part of the Police Department’s ongoing communications, Police Chief Troy Bacon released 2017 statistics showing officers responded to and provided 13,093 police services last year, a decrease of 228 from 2016. According to the department’s Uniform Crime Report statistics, in 2017, there was a 6% decrease in overall reported crimes in the […]

Joint statement: calling 911 is best resource for those without shelter

First thing this morning, we met with Police Chief Troy Bacon and Fire Chief John Kirby to strategize on a plan going forward for those needing shelter in our ongoing extreme temperatures. We want to thank the generous folks at the First Nazarene Church for opening their doors and hearts to help all those who […]

Mayoral statement: help available for those without shelter tonight in freezing temperatures

Anyone without shelter in these freezing temperatures tonight or anyone who comes across someone without shelter this evening should call 911 and report that individual(s)’ situation/physical condition. Clinton County Dispatch will send the appropriate local public safety authorities (police, fire, EMS) to help that person or those people and connect them with shelter at the […]

Babysitting safety course offered for area teenagers

Frankfort, Ind. – The Police Department’s four-week long popular and beneficial babysitting safety course again will be offered this fall for Frankfort and Clinton County teenage (12-18 years old) babysitters. According to Police Department Office Manager and coordinator of the program Charity Keller, the course will begin Wednesday, October 25 from 6 – 8 p.m. in […]

Police awarded $1,796 for Impaired Driving Reduction Initiative

portable breath tests key in reducing fatal, serious alcohol-related crashes Frankfort, Ind. – With the award of a $1,796 grant from the Clinton County Drug and Alcohol Coalition, Frankfort police will have four new state-of-the-art portable breath tests to deter future impaired drivers from the risk of apprehension and continue to keep Frankfort’s crash rate […]

Residents encouraged to apply for third Citizens Police Academy

Application deadline August 25; weekly classes begin September 14 Frankfort, Ind. – Kicking off their third Citizens Police Academy as a part of their ongoing work to strengthen positive relationships between community members and local law enforcement, Frankfort police officers invite interested residents and those who work in Frankfort to apply for the 2017 Academy […]

Old Stoney to turn blue in honor of law enforcement

Frankfort, Ind. – Old Stoney will be turned blue beginning tonight at dusk and remain so until the morning of Tuesday, August 8 in recognition of Frankfort’s dedicated police officers and in memory of the tragic passing of two outstanding police officers in Indianapolis and Southport. “The past several days have been extremely painful and […]

National Night Out set for August 1

Frankfort, Ind. – In their continuing work building a strong police-community partnership, increased crime prevention awareness and enhanced neighborhood spirit and unity, Frankfort Police will host their annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in TPA Park (near the bird aviary). According to Frankfort National Night Out Program Coordinator […]