Gary Police Department

Gary Police Department Patch
555 Polk Street
Gary, Indiana 46402
(219) 881-1207
Chief Larry McKinley

About

The Gary Police Department has an authorized strength of 290 personnel and currently serves a population of approximately 80,294.

Fallen Heroes

14 Heroes have given their lives in the line of duty during the history of the Gary Police Department.

Photo of Jeffrey Brady Westerfield
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Jul 6th, 2014
Photo of Benjamin "BJ" Wilcher Jr.
Gary Police Department (IN)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Sun, Aug 12th, 2007
Photo of Louis William Donald Jr.
Detective Corporal
Louis William Donald Jr.
Gary Police Department (IN)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Mon, Aug 27th, 2001
Photo of Dorian David Rorex
Detective
Dorian David Rorex
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jan 15th, 1998
Photo of George Yaros
Lieutenant
George Yaros
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Aug 11th, 1981
Photo of James R "JR" Boyce Jr.
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Oct 5th, 1974
Photo of George Lowe
Officer
George Lowe
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Jun 2nd, 1970
Photo of Michael G. Rusnak
Detective
Michael G. Rusnak
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Jun 11th, 1966
Photo of John Edward Moore
Patrolman
John Edward Moore
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Aug 4th, 1955
Photo of Elza (Tip) O'Dell
Detective
Elza (Tip) O'Dell
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Jan 31st, 1953
Photo of Walter Poturalski
Patrolman
Walter Poturalski
Gary Police Department (IN)
Motorcycle Accident
Thu, Aug 8th, 1935
Photo of James L. Kelly
Detective
James L. Kelly
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Mar 31st, 1932
Photo of Pearl Agnes Lanham
Police Officer
Pearl Agnes Lanham
Gary Police Department (IN)
Struck By Vehicle
Wed, Mar 12th, 1930
Photo of Julius Gunther
Detective
Julius Gunther
Gary Police Department (IN)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Sep 16th, 1921