Regionally Speaking, Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Today on Regionally Speaking: “The Invisible Project: Making Visible Stories of Homelessness” in Porter County. Elizabeth Allen of the Porter County Coalition on Homeless and Megan Telligman of the Porter County Museum talk about the project that makes visible local stories of homelessness through first-person stories, infographics and art. The project is making the rounds of Porter County communities through 2017.
Hammond Police Department Lieutenant Pat Vicari tells us about the recent sobriety checkpoint in his city to detect impaired drivers and more about the department’s participation through September 5th of the statewide and national “Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort.
Purdue University Northwest Police Chief Patricia Nowak is on to talk about “Cookout With A Cop,” Friday on the Hammond campus and at a future date on the PNW Westville campus. She also fills us in on the preparations that both campus police forces are making for the upcoming academic year.