Police, community members to honor former patrolman Sonny Miller December 13

News, Police Department

  Public invited to ceremony marking five-year anniversary Martinsville, Ind. – Recognizing the significant impact former Patrolman Sonny Miller had on the police force and the Martinsville community, Police Chief Matt Long, Mayor Shannon Kohl and police officers invite residents to a dedication ceremony honoring Miller on Wednesday, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. outside the front of City Hall. According to …

Police Officers Hosting Free Haunted Haven October 27 And 31

Police Department

Martinsville police officers invite trick-or- treaters of all ages to their free Haunted Haven on Friday, October 27 and Tuesday, October 31 from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. in the old fire bay at City Hall, 59 South Jefferson Street. According to Community Resource Officer Dawn Hoffman who is spearheading the event, Haunted Haven will be very spooky, complete with kid-friendly …

Martinsville City, Public Safety Officials Collecting Donations For Florida Hurricane Relief

Fire Department, Mayor's Office, Police Department

Led by Fire Department Captain Chad Cooke, a donation effort begins tomorrow, Monday, September 11, for the victims of Hurricane Irma with the Mayor’s Office, Fire Department and Police Department asking for monetary and item-specific contributions. Cooke is working with Long Boat Key, Florida Fire Department Battalion Chief Rocky Parker on the coordination of the donation effort. “To be the …

Active Shooter Drill July 26 At Tabernacle Christian School

Police Department

Martinsville police officers, firefighters and representatives from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office will participate in an active shooter drill Wednesday, July 26 at Tabernacle Christian School at 2189 Burton Lane with other agencies possibly involved. According to Martinsville Police Chief Matt Long, the drill is part of public safety officials’ regular training exercises. Being scheduled before school starts for the …

Martinsville Police To Host First National Night Out August 1

Police Department

Martinsville police officers will host the community’s first National Night Out Tuesday, August 1 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. along Jefferson Street in front of the police station at 59 South Jefferson Street. According to Martinsville Police Community Resource Officer Dawn Hoffman, the entire community is invited and encouraged to join police officers for a fun evening filled with family-friendly …

K9 Edo A New Crime Fighting Resource For Martinsville Police

Police Department

*Updated news release with corrected funding information included Purchase of German Malinois means every shift has a K9 officer Martinsville, Ind. – March 13, 2017 – With the addition of 20-month- old Edo, the Martinsville Police Department now has a K9 officer for each shift, enhancing the Department’s law enforcement capabilities. According to Police Chief Matt Long, Edo is a …

Police Extend Public Information Window Service Hours

Police Department

Focused on assisting the public in obtaining reports and permits particularly for those unable to do so during regular business hours, Martinsville Police are extending their public information window service hours. In addition to their regular hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, the window now is open until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 8:00 – …

Martinsville Police Invite Public To Free Haunted Haven

Police Department

Trick-or- treaters of all ages are invited to the Police Department’s first annual free Haunted Haven on Halloween night next Monday from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the old fire bay at City Hall, 59 South Jefferson Street. According to Community Resource Officer Dawn Hoffman who is spearheading the event, Haunted Haven will be very spooky, complete with kid-friendly activities …

Lachelle Maurer Appointed Deputy Police Chief

Police Department

Twelve-year law enforcement veteran chosen to help lead department Citing her broad experience and expertise in many phases of law enforcement, Police Chief Matt Long has appointed 12-year police veteran Lachelle Maurer as Martinsville’s new deputy police chief, effective immediately. “Officer Maurer brings a great deal of leadership, skills and experience to her new role for our department. Her background …

Operation Sheepdog, Saturated Patrols Net 15 Arrests

Police Department

Thanks to Martinsville Police Department’s Operation Sheepdog drug sting combined with saturated weekend patrols, 15 drug, alcohol and warrant-related arrests have been made this week. According to Police Chief Matt Long, this number of arrests takes a significant number of criminals off of Martinsville’s streets. “Through the hard work of those involved in our Operation Sheepdog sting and the dedicated …