Viewpoint: Taking a proactive approach to the mental health crisis in our community

Sheriff Redman has met with Faith in Indiana and other organizations and individuals who recognize that we must act now to help prevent violent acts committed by someone with mental illness.

New use of force policy approved for South Bend Police Department

The St. Joseph County Chapter of Faith in Indiana previously submitted to Mayor James Mueller a letter signed by more than 200 residents, emphasizing that deadly force should only be used as a [...]

Local pastors ask for more changes to the revised Use of Force Policy

Leaders from Faith in Indiana gathered on the steps of the Berean Seventh-day Adventist Church on Thursday, calling on the city’s Board of Public Safety to reject the current draft of the Use of [...]

South Bend faith group urges stricter rules on police use of force

Members of the group Faith in Indiana on Thursday called for clearer restrictions on police use of force, urging the South Bend Board of Public Safety to reject a draft policy next week and send [...]

Few answers for family of man shot dead by New Mexico police

Activists on Friday rallied in person and online to bring attention to the case of a young Black man who was shot by New Mexico state police officers while on a road trip from Indiana to Arizona.

Family looks for answers after South Bend man is killed by police in New Mexico

Police say Applewhite, 25, who attended both Niles and Clay high schools, fled and later got into a fight with officers trying to arrest him. During the scuffle, police say, Applewhite grabbed an [...]

Local faith leader speaks out on recent violence

“Bullets do not have eyes. Anger is the root cause. How do I control my anger?" Pastor JB Williams says discussing how people need the skills to cope with emotions. He’s with Abundant Life Church [...]

St. Joseph County District 2 county commission candidates participate in online forum

Candidates to become commissioners St. Joseph County's 2nd District participated in an online forum on Sunday. ... The forum was hosted by Indiana Faith in Action and the Open Space & [...]

Forum held for St. Joseph County Commission District 3 candidates

The Open Space & Agricultural Alliance and Faith in Action Indiana held a forum for candidates running for the St. Joseph County Commission District 3 seat on Wednesday. Incumbent Deb Fleming and [...]

Viewpoint: South Bend needs a police use of force policy that keeps families safe

For more than a year, the St. Joseph County chapter of Faith in Indiana and others have been pressing the mayor’s office for a strong use-of-force policy in South Bend that will keep our families [...]

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