Activists, police react to de-escalation near governor’s mansion

When Monday night’s protest ended with demonstrators and police officers hugging and walking together near the governor’s mansion, it took many people by surprise.

Indianapolis faith leaders respond to council vote to overhaul IMPD oversight board

“Man! I am so excited! That is a historic moment. This is a historic moment that we’re in right now,” said minister Nicole Barnes, the director of voter engagement for the group Faith In Indiana.

Indianapolis council members reform IMPD oversight in nearly party-line vote

The Indianapolis City-County Council voted Monday night to reform the policy-making body for the city's police department, a proposal that earlier in the evening drew crowds of opponents and [...]

Op-ed: Say Breonna Taylor’s name. Then help Indy prevent her story from happening here.

Let's be clear: Any system that continuously exempts an elite few from accountability is a system that has failed. Over and over again, the very law enforcement officers sworn to protect us [...]

Council proposal would give civilian oversight to IMPD rules

A proposal introduced before the City-County Council has the potential to drastically change the way the rules are written for IMPD officers. Sponsors think it may be unique in the country and [...]

IU’s Fairbanks School gets $10.5M from Indianapolis for more than 300 contact tracers

In a move aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus in Indianapolis, the city has given the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health $10.5 million to hire and manage more than [...]