Chief Marshal Robert "Bob" Sulkowski started with the Long Beach Police Department in July of 1982. He was promoted to Chief Deputy in October of 1988.
He has taken numerous training classes specializing in Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence collection and Photography. He has received over ten
Meritorious service awards from the Department. He was promoted to Chief Marshal after the untimely death of Chief Jim Kautz in 1997. His most
memorable service was assisting in the delivery of a baby in 1987. He has also worked for the Town of Michiana Shores for over twenty years as a Captain
with the Michiana Shores Volunteer Fire Department and the Street Commissioner. His hobbies include golf, coaching children's sports and reading.
Chief Deputy Todd A. Bullis was hired by the Long Beach Police Department in November of 1978. He graduated from ILEA class 79-54. He was promoted
to the rank of Chief Deputy in January 1998. He was a special instructor at ILEA for two years. His training includes specialization in burglary, robbery, drug enforcement,
child and sexual abuse, psychic phenomena, rape investigation and sex crimes, pathology and death investigation, skeletal reconstruction, drug and narcotic interdiction,
photography and the Reid school for Interview and Interrogation. He is a Certified Chemical Test operator as well as a certified SCUBA diver.
Deputy Marshal Michael Chastain has twenty-five years of law enforcement experience. He began his career with the Trail Creek Police Department in November
of 1976 and remained there for twelve years. He held the ranks of Deputy Marshal, Sergeant and Chief Marshal. He left Trail Creek to join the Long Beach Police
Department full-time in August of 1988. Mike had worked part-time with the Department since 1981. He felt that he was coming home to the town where he had grown
up and the Department he had grown up around. He received his Associates Degree in Law Enforcement from the University of Vincennes in 1975. He is also a level III
Traffic Crash Technician. He currently oversees the Department dispatcher program and the Marine and ATV programs, which he enjoys. He is currently assigned as a
patrol officer serving the community and department he has always cared about.
Deputy Marshal James Schooley graduated from class 98-135 at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in December of 1998. He received the Academic
Achievement Award for his graduating class. He was appointed as a full-time Officer in December of 1997 following the death of Chief Marshal James Kautz. Jim had
been a dispatcher with the Department since 1992. He joined the Reserve Officer program in 1993. He had been a dispatcher with LaPorte County E-911 since September
of 1991. In addition to training at ILEA Jim has received certification as a Certified Chemical Test operator and attended the Reid school for Interview and Interrogation.
Jim took over as handler for K9 "Cody" in August 2005. He was certified as a patrol/narcotics K9 handler at Midwest K9 Training in Lakeville, IN. His
hobbies include golf and reading.
Deputy Marshal Tobin Babcock began his career in law enforcement with the LaPorte County
Sheriff's Office in January 1998. He graduated from the 150th class of the Indiana Law Enforcement
Academy. While at the Sheriff's Office he served as a member of the Emergency Response Team (SWAT),
as well as participating in Operation Pull Over, and the Indiana Governor's Taskforce on Impaired Driving.
He also served on a part-time basis with the Trail Creek Police Department before joining the Long Beach
Police Department in July 2005. He is a certified shotgun instructor through Singleton International, a
factory certified Benelli armorer, and a certified MP5, Colt SMG, and Benelli operator as well as being a
certified chemical breath test operator through the Indiana University Department of Toxicology. He is trained
in standardized field sobriety testing (SFST) and the Reid technique of interview and interrogation.
"Coudy z Aranky" (Cody) is a male 2-year old German Shepherd Dog.
Cody was born near Prague, Czechoslovakia in December of 2002, where he began
his training as a law enforcement dog. He was imported to the United
States in early 2004 by Rudy Drexler's School for Dogs in Elkart, Indiana where
he completed his training as a patrol dog and also was trained as a narcotics
detection dog. Cody is trained in obedience, tracking, area and article
searches, building searches, narcotics detection, handler protection and felony
apprehension. Cody is trained to detect the odors of Marijuana, Cocaine,
Crack, Heroine, and Methamphetamine. Cody is partnered with
Deputy Marshal Schooley. The pair was certified as a canine team by Jeff
Rynearson at Midwest K9
Training in Lakeville, In in October 2005. Cody is a great asset to the Long
Beach Police Deptartment as we are small in number. With his special ability to
locate people and evidence he represents a large amount of timesaving manpower
to our department. If you would like Cody and Deputy Marshal Schooley to perform
a public demonstration for a school or group you may contact Chief Marshal
Robert Sulkowski at (219) 874-4243.
David J Albers
Jeremy Van Gieson