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Fatal motorcycle collision on Wentworth results in citations

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (November 16, 2021) – A November 8 collision between a sedan and a motorcycle that resulted in the death of...

Lansing Police seize 14 pounds of methamphetamines, 12 pounds of marijuana in arrest of local man

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (November 13, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department arrested a Lansing man on Friday, November 5 for drug possession and...

Lansing Police investigating fatal shooting on Walter Street

Information provided by the Lansing Police Department LANSING, Ill. (October 31, 2021) – On October 30th, 2021, at approximately 9 p.m., Lansing Officers were dispatched...

Lansing Police hopes to draw experienced officers with new lateral hiring policy

New policy expected to help LPD address staffing shortages By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 21, 2021) — Since he became Lansing's police chief in June,...

Lansing Police investigating armed vehicle hijacking at Walmart

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 8, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department is continuing to investigate an armed vehicle hijacking near Walmart in the...

Lansing Fire swears in Mike Hameister as firefighter and paramedic

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (October 7, 2021) – Lansing Fire Chief Chad Kooyenga introduced Lansing's newest paramedic and firefighter Mike Hameister to the public...

Lansing Police swear in four officers

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (September 20, 2021) – Four future police officers swore an oath to protect and serve the Lansing community on Monday...

Lansing veterans honor Lansing Police and Fire in private 9/11 service on 9/12

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (September 12, 2021) - More than a dozen members of the Lansing Police Department and Lansing Fire Department gathered at...

Deputy Chief Rick Slough recognized for service as interim police chief

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (September 8, 2021) – Lansing Police Department Deputy Chief Rick Slough received an award in recognition of his service as...

Three arrested after crashing stolen vehicle on Burnham Avenue

By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (September 7, 2021) — The Lansing Police Department arrested three individuals Tuesday afternoon after a stolen vehicle was crashed into...

Lansing’s new animal wrangler–Vanessa Kincaid–recognized at Village Board Meeting

By Noah Johnson LANSING, Ill. (September 7, 2021) – The Lansing Police Department hired a new animal control officer in July, and recognized her at...

Illinois search team deployed to Louisiana to aid in rescue efforts

Information provided by the Governor's Office SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 30, 2021) – Governor JB Pritzker announced Monday that a 46-member Urban Search and Rescue Team,...

Lansing Community Coalition planning workshops to offer tips for interacting with law enforcement

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 22, 2021) - The Lansing Community Coalition (LCC) will offer a workshop to the community to give helpful tips...

Building Inspector Delores Rivera honored for heroism

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 18, 2021) - "If I can help save a life, I will dedicate my life to public safety," said...

IL passes legislation reducing mandatory minimums in juvenile justice system

Information provided by the Governor's Office SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 16, 2021) — Governor JB Pritzker signed the Procedural Justice for Youth Act on Friday, August...