The Republican mayor says he curbed crime, made government transparent, and pushed for property tax reform. His Democratic challenger says Ballard didn’t make good on repealing an income tax increase, hiring hundreds of police officers, or making education a top priority.
Officials from the Marion County Sheriff’s Department say they are concerned that a $10 million gap in this year’s budget will hurt their ability to pay critical bills.
How should the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department be fixed? Unfortunately, the conduct of a small group of police officers has eroded the public’s trust and confidence in IMPD.
How should the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department be fixed? But it’s not broken.
The city plans to open police-and-fire hubs in two former IPS schools, retrofit
an Eastgate mall department store into an Emergency Operations Center, and build at least two fire stations.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has suspended and reassigned a supervisor on Marion County Prosecutor Carl
Brizzi's security detail who incorrectly reported that a fellow officer—and not Brizzi—was driving a golf
cart that flipped at a 2008 political fundraiser.
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding an officer's
injury at a 2008 fundraiser for Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi. IMPD also has cut back overtime
hours allowed for Brizzi's security detail, one of its most prolific overtime producers.