Midtown’s new Peacemaker

March 27, 2019 0

The City’s community-focused violence reduction strategy has expanded to include three new Indy Peacemakers to help disrupt the spread of violence and foster positive community engagement. Jeff Cottrell is one of the new Indy Peacemakers. […more…]

Scooteropolis Revisited

March 19, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Winter weather appears to have accomplished what public safety concerns have not: reduced rental scooter clutter. The seasonal time-out also affords an opportunity to review the impacts of widespread rental scooter […more…]

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…]

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…]