The court said all non-jury, in-person court matters, with the exception of juvenile delinquency cases, will begin taking place Monday at the campus’ new courthouse in the Twin Aire neighborhood, three miles from downtown.
Prosecutor uncertain whether he’ll move offices to Community Justice Campus
Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears said his hesitancy arises from concerns over how such a move could increase the prosecutor’s operating costs.Read More
Twin Aire waits to see what Community Justice Campus will bring
Seven months before the bulk of the campus opens southeast of downtown, neighborhood residents are waiting to see if the promise of accompanying redevelopment comes to pass.Read More
City preparing to open Assessment and Intervention Center next week
Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration has described the new substance abuse and mental health treatment center as the first of its kind in the state.Read More
Originally intended to divert low-level, nonviolent offenders from criminal justice apparatus, the AIC has assessed 1,700 residents for struggles with mental health or substance abuse disorders.
About 2,200 general population inmates at two old county jails are to be moved to the new facility three miles east of downtown by the end of January.
Host Mason King talks with IBJ reporters Leslie Bonilla Muñiz and Mickey Shuey about why Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears is hesitant about moving to the Twin Aire site and why the mayor wants the office at the campus.
The construction industry is exempt from Gov. Eric Holcomb’s orders that non-essential businesses close and Hoosiers stay home.
The city is just six months from a tentative opening for the first piece of the justice campus project, the 37,000-square-foot Assessment and Intervention Center. Construction on other buildings in phase one is well underway, and the city has started planning for phases two and three.
A mental health services and addiction-treatment center planned for the city’s new Community Justice Campus will open years ahead of the new jail and courthouse facilities, Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Wednesday.
City officials and business are already considering how Market East Cultural District and the neighborhood of Twin Aire will change when courts-related public employees move in 2022.