IMPD Updates Policies, Adds Body Cameras

August 10, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Recent initiatives by the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) seek to improve community relations. Nearly six years after first investigating the possibility of outfitting police officers with body cameras, IMPD Chief […more…]

Body Worn Cameras Coming to IMPD

July 9, 2020 0

Nearly six years after first investigating the possibility of outfitting police officers with body worn cameras, IMPD Chief Randal Taylor announced today that the department is one step closer to the start of a body […more…]

IMPD Reforms to Build Trust

May 13, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Mayor Joe Hogsett, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Chief Randal Taylor, and City-County Council President Vop Osili announced several policing reforms during a May 12  joint virtual press conference. “Every resident of […more…]

Midtown COVID-19 Update – May 2020

May 1, 2020 0

Beginning on March 14, 2020, Indy Midtown Magazine has been posting regular updates about the response to the public health emergency by the City of Indianapolis as well as Midtown-related organizations. This post archives all […more…]

Public Safety Citizens Academy

February 27, 2020 0

Applications are now open for the Indy Public Safety Foundation’s 12th class of the Public Safety Citizens Academy (PSCA). The PSCA is a free, 12-week course that provides participants with a chance to engage with […more…]

Scoot Over for Scooters

August 21, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy More dockless electric scooters from more providers could appear in more places around Indy now that the City of Indianapolis Board of Business and Neighborhood Services (BNS) has approved new regulations. […more…]

Celebrate Legally, Safely, and Respectfully

July 2, 2019 0

The Indianapolis Fire Department and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department urge all citizens to exercise basic safety precautions when using fireworks. In Marion County, fireworks may legally be used from June 28 through July 3 […more…]

First Responders’ Secondhand Trauma

May 4, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Public health impacts of firearm violence are not limited to victims, their families, and neighbors. The community’s first responders—police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians—routinely encounter traumatic situations and gruesome circumstances that […more…]

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