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Tuesday June 11th, 2024

🔥 Special Moments from the Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games 🔥This weekend was a heartwarming showcase of spirit and sportsmanship at the Special Olympics Indiana Summer Games. We’re thrilled to share some snapshots of these unforgettable moments with you all.A highlight of the event was the honor bestowed upon Jim Engmark, who was recognized as the State Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Officer of the Year. His dedication and service are an inspiration to us all.The pinnacle of the ceremony was when Jim lit the Cauldron, officially igniting the start of the Summer Games. It was a sight to behold and a testament to the flame of determination that burns within each athlete.Jim said, "I love being involved with Special Olympics and my biggest joy is to see the happiness on the faces of the athletes when they compete! No matter if they receive an award or not, they love being involved! "Join us in congratulating Jim and celebrating the athletes who remind us of the true meaning of courage and joy. 🏅✨ ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday June 7th, 2024

The child has been located and is being treated by Emergency Medical Personnel.Awesome work by all First Responders. Thank you Indiana State Police and your helicopter. ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday June 7th, 2024

**** UPDATE - THE CHILD HAS BEEN LOCATED AND IS SAFE **** The Johnson County Sheriffs Office was dispatched to the 2600 block of County Road 725E, Franklin, (Johnson County) on the report of a missing 3 year old female. SHE HAS NOW BEEN FOUND AND IS SAFE ... See MoreSee Less
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Friday June 7th, 2024

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to be a 911 Dispatcher and truly make a difference in people's lives every single day. If you have then we definitely have an opportunity for you becasue.....WE ARE HIRING!! We are currently accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Telecommunicator. To apply go to www.johnsoncounty911.com and click on Job Postings and follow the instructions. ... See MoreSee Less
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Tuesday May 28th, 2024

We will never forget our friend and fellow law enforcement brother Deputy Miles. EOW: May 28, 1999. TRACY LEE MILESReserve Deputy Tracy Miles was killed after being struck by a camper van while talking to a driver on the side of Interstate 65.Reserve Deputy Miles was patrolling the highway and stopped to place a police removal notice on an abandoned vehicle. On his return patrol he noticed the driver of the abandoned vehicle attaching a tow rope to it. He stopped again, asked the driver for identification, and was standing next to the door of the vehicle when the camper van struck him. As the vehicle approached Reserve Deputy Miles was able to push the driver out of the way, saving his life and causing him to suffer only a broken leg. The impact threw him 126 feet down the roadway and he suffered multiple internal injuries. The driver of the van stopped immediately and offered his assistance.Reserve Deputy Miles had been an unpaid, volunteer deputy with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office for 15 years.BIOAge 40Tour 15 yearsBadge 41-126 ... See MoreSee Less
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Sunday May 26th, 2024

Photos from Johnson County Indiana Sheriff's Office's post ... See MoreSee Less
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Wednesday May 22nd, 2024

Closure of Fry Road, west of State Road 135 for bridge reconstruction project. Beginning June 3, 2024 to November of 2024. ... See MoreSee Less
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Wednesday May 22nd, 2024

Lane restrictions beginning Monday June 3, 2024 until Friday July 26, 2024. ... See MoreSee Less
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Monday May 20th, 2024

Huge thanks to Dr. Skinner for his generous donation to our K9 program! These furry officers keep our community safe, and your support makes a big difference. ... See MoreSee Less
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