Revised discipline ‘matrix’ for South Bend police released

After facing criticism from activists, faith leaders and Common Council members for a lack of action on a disciplinary system called a “matrix” for South Bend police officers, Mayor James Mueller [...]

DACA Supreme Court ruling a relief for supporters, but it’s far from a permanent solution

Perla Alamillo was relieved Thursday when she heard the Supreme Court had rejected the Trump administration's attempt to end the Obama-era DACA program. ... Still, she said, it isn't enough.

South Bend mayor to release police officer discipline plan, bans police from using chokeholds

The matrix, sought by clergy leaders belonging to the group Faith in Indiana, would set up clearer guidelines on the types of punishments for officers who commit misconduct. Former Mayor Pete [...]

Black faith community members have positive response to South Bend police reform proposal

James Williams with Abundant Faith Family Ministry is hoping to create more trust between the South Bend Police Department and the black community. ... "We want to make sure that that mission [...]

One year after Eric Logan shooting, little action on South Bend police reforms

Clergy with the group Faith in Indiana have pressed for a “disciplinary matrix” that would set up clearer guidelines on the types of punishments for officers who commit misconduct.

Faith leaders disappointed by South Bend mayor’s lack of action on police discipline

Local faith leaders met with South Bend Mayor James Mueller [and] were disappointed by Mueller's lack of immediate action on the matrix, as well as de-escalation training for officers and [...]

Local Faith Leaders Urge South Bend Mayor To Move Forward With Police Discipline Matrix

Nicole MacLaughlin is a member of Faith in Indiana and she joined in on the prayer. She says the group has been asking for the discipline matrix to be adopted since the shooting death of Eric [...]

Curfew in effect; city to update IMPD ‘use of force’ policy; 4 officers reassigned

Hours before a Friday night curfew began across Marion County, Mayor Joe Hogsett on Friday afternoon called for the modernization of the city police’s “use of force” policy. This comes after [...]

City-County Council declares racism a public health crisis in Marion County

By Fox59 Web | WXIN 59 (Fox, Indianapolis)June 8, 2020 Read or watch the story at its source. INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis City-County Council unanimously passed a proposal Monday night to [...]

After a week of protest, Indy community reacts to movement toward change

"Faith in Indiana, we've been pushing for some policy changes with our police department," Kenneth Sullivan Jr., pastor of News Directions Church, said. "It started with the massive march we [...]

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