North District has a new Commander: Joshua Barker

January 30, 2017 0

by Chris Bavender On Jan. 25, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Bryan Roach appointed 37-year-old Lieutenant Joshua Barker as Commander of North District. He replaces Commander Chris Bailey, who will now lead the Homeland Security Bureau. […more…]

IMPD in the North District

December 9, 2016 0

by Chris Bavender It’s been a year of changes for public security in Indianapolis: Mayor Joe Hogsett took office in January 2016 and appointed a new chief, Troy Riggs, to lead the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police […more…]

Station 16 set to pack up and move

June 28, 2016 2

On Friday, June 24, the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD)  announced its intention to close Station 16 at 5555 N. Illinois and consolidate it with Station 32 in Broad Ripple. The City of Indianapolis and the […more…]

A Tale of Two Stations

April 26, 2016 0

by Dan Carpenter Faced with the closure of Fire Station 16 at 5555 N. Illinois, Butler-Tarkington neighborhood tempers are running hot. Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) Chief Ernest Malone attempted to put out the fire at […more…]

Focus on Crime: Data Drives Strategy

February 26, 2016 0

by Thomas P. Healy In one of his first official acts, Mayor Joe Hogsett tapped former public safety director Troy Riggs to serve as chief of police and deploy a data-driven cure to what the […more…]