South Bend teen’s leadership skills signal bright future

Dion’s faith is very important to him. That’s why he wants to continue to be active in Faith in Indiana, composed of people who work for economic and racial justice. Dion is not afraid to address [...]

Discussion Continues About A Set Of Discipline Guidelines For South Bend Police Department

Kalume Tshimanga is a member of Faith In Indiana. He said it’s crucial that the city gets the discipline matrix right if trust between civilians and police is going to improve.

Midwives of Justice

... We made our request. There was some negotiating, then a pledge to move forward with us. We talked about how the mayor would make his commitment public at a large neighborhood gathering.

Local Faith Leaders Call On South Bend Board Of Public Safety To Approve Discipline Matrix

A group of local faith leaders gathered today Monday to call on the South Bend Board of Public Safety to approve the proposed discipline matrix for the police department. ... Pastor J.B. Williams [...]

Discipline guidelines proposed for misconduct by South Bend police

“There hasn’t been a clear set of guidelines for consequences for particular kinds of misconduct,” said Andre Stoner, a Near Northwest Neighborhood resident and organizer with the group Faith in [...]

Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter to consider City of Plymouth ID cards

As promised at the Faith in Indiana Accountability Session held in October, Plymouth Mayor Mark Senter met with members of La Voz Unida, representatives of La Casa de Amistad, and members of [...]

Officials present ‘discipline matrix’ for South Bend police officers

The procedure for disciplining South Bend police officers might change soon. For the first time on Wednesday, the city presented the Board of Public Safety with what’s called a “discipline matrix."

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