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Jail Officer to Begin Patrol Duty

(La Porte County, IN) - There’s been a promotion at the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputy Jonathon Sikorski has moved up from being a jail officer to working patrols.


Police said the 33-year old Sikorski began with the La Porte County Sheriff's Office in the jail in 2015.  He’s scheduled to begin patrol duty on Friday once he completes his 15 weeks of training at the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.


Sheriff John Boyd said Sikorski has excelled and represented the department well at the academy.   "We are eagerly awaiting his return and look foward to the service he wil provide the citizens of La Porte County," he said.


Police said Sikorski grew up in Hobart and now resides in La Porte County.



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