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Pulaski County Council Reviews Additional Appropriations and Transfers for Issues at Justice Center

Published: July 16th, 2014
Pulaski County Sheriff's Department

Pulaski County Justice Center

The Pulaski County Council discussed several additional appropriation and transfer requests on Monday night. A couple of requests from the Pulaski County Justice Center were discussed at length.

Sheriff Michael Gayer spoke at the Eastern Pulaski School Board meeting so Matron Carrie Aaron and Sergeant Fred Rogers represented the sheriff’s department where they explained an $80,000 additional appropriation. Sergeant Rogers said the money is needed to pay past bills that have been due – some for many years. For example, according to Sergeant Rogers, the fuel bill hadn’t been paid since September of 2013 while other vendors for a variety services have been waiting since 2011 for payment.

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Pulaski County Council Concerned About Sheriff’s Department Time Cards

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 17th, 2014

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Officials in Pulaski County are once again concerned with the method used to keep track of time worked for sheriff’s department employees, and the council asked Sheriff Michael Gayer to provide additional time sheet information to the auditor in the future. The council addressed Gayer at their meeting on March 10, explaining that the current method does not comply with the federal law.

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Pulaski Sheriff’s Department to Upgrade Control Pod

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 13th, 2014

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department

Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department will soon be upgrading the control pod in the jail, as the county council this week approved a $19,000 additional appropriation to fund the project at the request of Sheriff Michael Gayer. Gayer said he was asked by the jail commander to give a presentation to the council regarding the proposal for these much-needed upgrades.

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Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Had Productive Year in 2013

Published: January 16th, 2014

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department had a successful and busy year in 2013.

Sheriff Michael Gayer revealed that deputies responded to 361 total crashes; 45 of which were personal injury accidents, 204 involved deer and three accidents resulted in a fatality.

There were 5,348 calls for service which breaks down to a call every 1.6 hours of the day, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 37 battery cases were investigated, 33 burglary incidents were investigated, 114 thefts occurred and 70 drug investigations were conducted.

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Pulaski County Shop with a Cop Event a Success

Published: December 10th, 2013

Seventy-five children were treated to toys and clothes as part of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Shop with a Cop event on Sunday, Dec. 8.

$4,200 was raised toward this effort and $175 was able to be spent by each child.

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Seven Arrested in Drunk Driving Incidents in Pulaski County

Published: December 3rd, 2013

 The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department was one of 250 law enforcement agencies that participated in the Operation Pull Over effort over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Sheriff Michael Gayer stated that seven impaired drivers were arrested in the campaign.

The Indiana State Police was also involved in this effort. Officers participated in extra patrols during the Thanksgiving travel weekend in the Safe Family Travel, Operation Pull Over campaign that ended Sunday.

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Donations are Being Accepted for Shop with a Cop Event in Pulaski County

Published: November 27th, 2013

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department Shop with a Cop event is set for Sunday, Dec. 8 and donations are now being accepted to help children have a merrier Christmas this season.

Sheriff Michael Gayer said monetary donations can be made to the Shop with a Cop account at any Alliance Bank so the children less fortunate can choose an item for Christmas this year.

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Heroin Causing Problems in Pulaski County

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: November 14th, 2013
Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

A dangerous drug is making a resurgence in the area, as Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer said the county has seen its third death as a direct result of a heroin overdose. Gayer said the third death was less than a week ago; the man was found by a roommate with heroin and paraphernalia nearby.

Gayer explained it’s difficult to combat this new danger in the community, as thus far, it’s staying under the radar.

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Several Wanted Felons Arrested in Pulaski County

Published: August 19th, 2013

Since members of the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department put wanted persons on the department’s Facebook page, seven arrests have been made.

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer said that anonymous tips came into the department about several subjects featured on the social media site and officers followed up on those tips. Seven arrests have been made and more are anticipated.

Sheriff Gayer said that on Monday, Aug. 12, a list of wanted felons was posted on the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. Call the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department at (574) 946-6655 if you have an anonymous tip as to where the felons may be, but do not attempt to take them into custody on your own.

Active Shooter Training Scheduled in Pulaski County

Published: February 15th, 2013
Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Law enforcement agencies across the nation continue to create strategies to help diffuse an active shooter incident in a school or other public place. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department, EMS and all county fire departments will be coming together on Saturday, Feb. 23 to train for such an event at the Monterey Elementary School at 8:30 a.m. ET.

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer is looking forward to working with all emergency personnel in creating a plan to keep residents safe.

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Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department to Host Jail Commander and Sheriff’s Meeting

Published: February 14th, 2013

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is hosting a jail commander and sheriffs meeting today at Poblano’s Restaurant in Winamac from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET. The meeting is being held at the recommendation of the Indiana Sheriff’s Association.

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer said this is an opportunity for everyone to come to get together for an informational session.

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Pulaski Council, Commissioners Discuss Salary Ordinance

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: February 6th, 2013

The Pulaski County Council met with the commissioners in a joint session Monday night to discuss the salary ordinance, which sparked some discussion regarding a pay increase for the sheriff’s department that had once been on the proposed ordinance, but was stricken from the latest draft.

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Pulaski County Commissioners Enhance Accountability Through Key Regulation

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: January 11th, 2013

Pulaski County Commissioners Larry Brady, Vice President Terry Young, and President Tracey Shorter

It’s all about accountability, said Pulaski County Commissioner Larry Brady, who expressed his desire to ensure county employees only have keys to the courthouse doors and their own offices. He told his fellow commissioners and the department heads in attendance that he would like all county building keys to which the commissioners have access to be stored at the county 911 center.

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Pulaski Commissioners Approve Sheriff’s Request for Vehicle Purchase

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: January 10th, 2013

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer

Pulaski County Sheriff Michael Gayer approached the county commissioners at their meeting this week with a request to follow through with the second of two vehicle purchases approved by the county council. Gayer said he had purchased one of the vehicles last year with the commissioners’ approval, but now, he has returned once again seeking permission to purchase the second.

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