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 [...]

Indy councilors propose adding civilians to IMPD policy committee

Two Indianapolis City-County Councilors want to add civilians to the city’s General Orders Committee, which determines the procedures Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers use on a [...]

City-County Council members seek more community oversight over IMPD General Orders

“Our community is demanding both transparency and a seat at the table. In order for our law enforcement partners to do their jobs and protect us as citizens, we have to rebuild that trust between [...]

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.