Cpl. Jennifer Wilson was presented with the Lifesaving Award by Mayor David Wood and Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski.
On August 29, 2013 Cpl. Wilson responded to a daycare facility where a 4-year-old child was unresponsive to attempts to awaken from a nap. Cpl. Wilson began taking steps to perform CPR including tilting the child's head to open the airway and checking for a pulse.
Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski has announced Cpl. Brandon Ruth as Officer of the 3rd Quarter, 2013.
On August 31, 2013 a call was dispatched to a residence of a possible burglary. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a male suspect had gained entry into the home through a kitchen window startling a 15-year-old female who encountered the intruder when she came downstairs. The suspect then exited through the front door.
Winterfest activities for 2013 will kickoff on Friday, December 6th with the arrival of Santa Claus and the Tree Lighting Ceremony, which will take place in downtown Mishawaka on the northwest lawn of the Mishawaka Police Station.
The official opening of the Mishawaka Riverwalk Central Park to Madison Street Extension Project, which runs next to the recently completed Center for Hospice Care Campus, will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, November 23, at 9:00am. The ribbon cutting will be at the fish ladder adjacent to the new “Circle of Life” sculpture which was created by Robert M. Kuntz.