The men and women of the Hammond Police Department are pleased to welcome you to our official website.

We proudly serve over 80,000 citizens. This site will help you navigate to various aspects of our department. We take pride in our work, professionalism and making Hammond a safe community.


William Short, Hammond Chief of Police



Applications are being accepted between May 23 - June 3, 2022


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contact Candice Porter at 219-852-6329


Join Hammond's BlueNet as a bunsiness owner or a resident

Receive a free Hammond BlueNET Community Partner window tag

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The Explorer program returns to the Hammond Police Department.

Hammond Police Department among first in the State to Join ‘Neighbors’ App by Ring

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Click here to download the app

Hammond Police Department
Body cameras in place for Hammond police (click to learn more) is a revolutionary approach to making collision reports available to the public. takes information sharing out of the file cabinet and into the digital age. Click here for more information or to purchase your accident report on-line
Hammond Police to utilize Motorola's to help map crime locations
(click to use the interactive map)



To help reduce department cost and increase public access to auction items, the Hammond Police Department will use the online auction service works with law enforcement, local and state governments nationwide to provide full-service auction outsourcing for seized, found, stolen, recovered and surplus items.