Valparaiso Police News

Valparaiso Police Chief Mike Brickner

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Follow the Valparaiso Police on Twitter @ Valparaisopd

The Valparaiso Police starting today, Monday November 17th will be providing information through twitter for individuals wishing to sign-up and following the Valparaiso Police Department on Twitter.

Information being tweeted out from the Valparaiso Police Department will typically be public safety or general information regarding an ongoing situation/incident when immediate information is needed to be provided to the general public, for example-road closures due to a crash or police incident scene.

Twitter will be just another source of information available to the general public. The Valparaiso Police Department will continue to use their website, Facebook page, Tip411 Alerts, Youtube and through their email notification system to distribute community information. 

Valparaiso Police Hire Three New Officers

January 16, 2017

This morning Chief Brickner and Mayor Jon Costas sworn to duty three new police officers at a ceremony in City Hall. Numerous officers, friends, family members and city employees attended the ceremony. The three officers sworn to duty were Stefan Kljajic, Joseph Cowser, Reuben Ingram.

Stefan 27 yrs old, is from Skokie Illinois and a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University (Bachelors) and holds a master's degree from Adler University in Emergency Management.
Joseph 22 yrs old, is from Crown Point and a graduate of University of Southern Indiana, majoring in Criminal Justice.
Reuben 30 yrs old, is from Valparaiso (Boone Grove H.S. Graduate) and a graduate of Columbia Southern University majoring in Information Technology.
All three will begin their training and duties immediately.  Congratulations to each of our new officers!