Information on calls seeking help at Ameristar Casino

UNITE HERE Local 1 analyzed East Chicago Police and Fire Department records of calls seeking help at Ameristar Casino. We found that 237 calls seeking help at Ameristar were made during a one-year period from Sept. 1, 2016 to Sept. 1, 2017.

The records showed:

  • 42 calls for “medical assistance”
  • 23 reports of a “disturbance“
  • 8 reports of “H&R accidents”
  • 6 reports of theft
  • 3 reports of a “fight”
  • 1 report of a “man with a gun”

We don’t know how the Police and Fire Department responded, or what the officers discovered if they did.