Activists Push For Release Of Local ICE Detainee

By Rebecca Green | WBOI 89.1 FM (NPR, Fort Wayne)July 2, 2020 Photo caption: Family and friends of Jorge Oliva petition for his release from ICE detention during a phone bank and protest Thursday [...]

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.

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