Press Releases

Friday, June 7, 2019

South Bend Police Investigative Bureau is investigating a series of robberies that have occurred in the last 48 hours in in the city of South Bend and surrounding area. The suspects in these robberies are described as black males, possibly in their late teens to early 20s

On today’s date around 1am, five unknown male blacks entered a store in the 1800 block of S. Miami. One of the males was armed with what appeared to be a firearm. This same location was robbed on June 5 at 10:41pm in the same or similar fashion.  

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The South Bend Police Investigative Bureau announces a man connected to the shooting of 22 year old male on March 31, 2019 is in custody.
St. Joseph County Police arrested 31 year old Derrick Lee on unrelated warrants Monday. South Bend detectives arrested Lee Tuesday for possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon and carrying a handgun without a license.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

South Bend Police detectives are investigating a double shooting that took place around 12:10 Thursday morning in the 1800 block of S. Scott Street.
Officers found a male and female with injuries when they arrived. The female victim had a wound to the chest. The male victim had wounds to the head including a graze wound. The male victim is believed to have been hit with something and shot. Both were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

South Bend Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #36 will hold its annual Tribute and Memorial Service as part of National Police Officers Week for the 15 South Bend officers who have given their lives in the line of duty.

Monday, April 29, 2019

South Bend Police Investigative Bureau continues to investigate a shooting that occurred Sunday afternoon around 4:30.

Officers were dispatched to Pulaski Park on reports of a shooting. Officers found the victim, a 17 year old male, in the 400 block of S. Walnut. The victim had non life threatening graze wounds to the arm and side. He was treated and released from the hospital.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

The South Bend Police Investigative Bureau arrested a South Bend man Wednesday afternoon in connection to the robbery that occurred at the South Bend Chocolate Café on April 2, 2019.  

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

 South Bend Police arrested two males in connection to a shooting in the 3300 block of N. Portage Monday afternoon.

Friday, April 12, 2019

 South Bend Police are investigating a shooting after a 28 year old male gunshot victim walked into the Emergency Room at the hospital.
Officers were dispatched around 6:50 Thursday night where they met with the male who had been shot four times in the legs. The injuries are described as non life threatening.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

South Bend Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the 100 block of S. Michigan St. around 5 Tuesday morning.

A female employee was arriving to work when an unknown male suspect approached her, pointed a gun and demanded money from inside. As this occurred, a second employee arrived. The suspect threw both to the floor, hit and kicked them during the robbery. The suspect grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene.