Chief Patrick has served with the police department since 1999. He has served as a patrol officer, patrol shift supervisor, detective and detective supervisor. In 2016, Patrick was tapped to serve as Operations Commander, overseeing the Investigations Unit, D.A.R.E., and School Resource Officers. Ryan graduated from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and has since received extensive training and education in various aspects of criminal investigations and forensics. He is a Member of the Donald L. Melcher FOP Lodge 176.
Assistant Chief Jim Janda
Jim Janda has served with the Crown Point Police Department since July, 1997. Jim has worked in Patrol, the Detective Bureau, as a Field Training Officer, and has been the FTO Supervisor. Prior to working in Crown Point, Jim worked at New Chicago Police Department and left the department as a Corporal before coming to Crown Point.
Administrative Secretary Renee Todd
Renee has served with the Crown Point Police Department since 1998. From 1998 until 2005, Renee worked as a dispatcher in the Crown Point Emergency Communications Center. In 2005, Renee was promoted to Office Manager and Administrative Secretary. Renee's duties range from handling all purchase orders, uniform allowance, and citation processing to daily clerical activities.