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Project Lifesaver applications available

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort Police remind residents applications are available for Project Lifesaver, an initiative designed for those with cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, Down Syndrome and autism and their caregivers. According to the Frankfort Police Department’s Project Lifesaver Project Coordinator Colleen Moore, those dealing with cognitive disorders wear transmitters that allow first responders […]

Prescription drug take back event April 28

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort Police will partner with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office to host a prescription drug take back event Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. near Clinton Hall at the south end of the Clinton County Fairgrounds. According to Sheriff Jeff Ward, all prescription drugs will be accepted in all […]

Police establish dedicated drug investigation unit

Frankfort, Ind. – Led by veteran Detective Captain Bill Hackerd, Frankfort Police will establish a dedicated drug investigation division April 16 to exclusively investigate illegal drugs and narcotics within the City. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, a blueprint for the new division has been in the works for approximately two years. “Now that we’ve successfully […]

Frankfort Police step up overdose response and investigations to arrest dealers

Frankfort, Ind. – Starting in March, Frankfort police officers will investigate all non-fatal and fatal overdoses as crime scenes in an increased effort to identify and build strong criminals cases against dealers. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, “Working with our narcotics and criminal investigators and the Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office, we have developed an overdose […]

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 […]

Safe Cities Badge Indiana

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 […]