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Archive | Police Department Updates

Patrol Officer Evan Hall and K9 Officer Otto

Police expand their ranks with K9 Officer Otto

German shepherd certified in narcotics detection, basic tracking techniques Frankfort, Ind. – In their continuing work to combat and deter drug violations, Frankfort Police have a new furry, four-legged resource among their ranks: K9 Officer Otto whose first day on the job with his handler Patrol Officer Evan Hall was Monday, April 20. According to […]

Police Department community meeting April 29

The public is invited to attend the Police Department’s next community meeting on Wednesday, April 29 in John Redmon Park (Third Street Park) at the north end near the park entrance at 6:00 p.m. Area residents are encouraged to attend to learn about the Police Department’s work in this specific section of the community and […]

Police release quarterly statistics

Increase in services attributed to extra patrols in higher crime areas Frankfort, Ind. – As part of the Police Department’s ongoing communications, Police Chief Troy Bacon released first quarter statistics for 2015 today showing officers responded to and provided 3,407 services from January – March; an increase of 702 from the same period last year. […]

Police make arrest in hit-and-run

Victim’s family members’ assistance key in solving the case Frankfort, Ind. – Concluding their investigation earlier today into the suspected hit-and-run incident last Friday that injured Barbara Thomas in the 800 block of Magnolia Avenue, Frankfort Police arrested 38-year-old Gary Bunker of Frankfort, charging him with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Causing Serious Bodily […]

Frankfort Police release 2014 department statistics

Frankfort, Ind. – As part of the Police Department’s ongoing communications, Police Chief Troy Bacon released 2014 statistics showing officers responded to and provided 12,892 police services last year, a decrease of 856 from 2013. Geographically, the northwest area of the City had the highest number of calls and services provided with 3,492 calls; which […]

James Skinner

Walker chosen as 2014 Frankfort Police Officer of the Year; Skinner recognized with Distinguished Supervisor Award

Frankfort, Ind. – Police Officer Chad R. Walker was selected as the Frankfort Police Department’s 2014 Officer of the Year while Captain James R. Skinner was awarded the 2014 Chief’s Distinguished Supervisor Award at the Department’s annual awards banquet January 3. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, the Officer of the Year award is given […]

Arrests made in assault on Frankfort taxi driver

Frankfort, Ind. – Following several leads in an intense investigation, Frankfort Police detectives arrested two Frankfort residents, Brenda M. Garcia (22) and Nellie M. King (19) for the November 23 assault on Franklin D. Hornsby. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, Garcia was arrested for Attempted Robbery (Level 2 Felony), Aggravated Battery (Level 3 Felony), […]

Police investigating assault on taxi driver

Many of you are extremely concerned about an assault that took place in our community recently. For the safety of all those involved and the ongoing investigation, it was important to confer with our public safety officials before releasing information about the case on social media.  Please see the news release below for updated information. […]