...While the majority of the 21 IDOC facilities have not reported any positive COVID-19 infections among the prison population or staff, it seems like it is only a matter of time. Locally, Rev. [...]
Faith in Indiana and Rev. Mmoja Ajabu are "pressuring Gov. Eric Holcomb to follow in the footsteps of California and New York in releasing nonviolent offenders to reduce crowding in Indiana [...]
Jeff Walker, a prisoner advocate working with Faith in Indiana, said county officials have taken “a lot of good steps” by releasing many nonviolent inmates. Even with reduced populations, Walker [...]
By Haley Carney | The StatehouseFile.comApril 16, 2020 Read the article at its source. INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana’s top health official said Thursday that 80 inmates at the Westfield Correctional [...]
Crowded jails make it hard to control the spread of coronavirus, so the state chapter of Faith in Action held a prayer vigil to ask the governor to release those who are sick or old, or those who [...]
By Jamie Duffy | Fort Wayne Journal GazetteApril 15, 2020 Read the article at its source. Local Faith in Indiana leaders will join a statewide virtual prayer vigil at noon Tuesday to pray that [...]
Faith in Indiana held a virtual prayer vigil Tuesday in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb saying he did not plan to release any prisoners. This comes after one prison death was reported in the state.
One local group is pushing for lawmakers to release some inmates to slow the spread of coronavirus. Faith in Indiana held a virtual prayer vigil Tuesday in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb saying he [...]