Malware Attack on LaPorte County results in change of email submission for the Knepple Scholarship Application and awards presented at the Fall Conference

by Karen Oeding, POPAI Website Administrator

A malware attack on LaPorte County’s system has rendered email sent on or after July 5, 2019 (and continues at the time of the writing of this article) to our Board Member and Chair of Awards and Recognition Committee Bob Schuster unretrievable.

Knepple Scholarship Applications returned via email on or after July 5 must be resubmitted to Cherie Wood at

We are extending the deadline to Wednesday June 17th to accommodate all who want to apply.

Founder’s Award, Line Officer of the Year Award, and Rookie of the Year Award nominations should all be sent to Cherie Wood at

All application/nomination documents have been changed to reflect this new information.

Wishing LaPorte County swift recovery.